Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Penelope, Lady Meyrick 1930-2021

 _.Penelope, Lady Meyrick, who died 24 May, 2021, aged 90, was the widow of Sir David Meyrick, 4th Baronet [1926-2004].

The former Penelope Anne Marsden-Smedley, scion of a landed gentry family, was born in 1930, daughter of Commander John Bertram Aubrey Marsden-Smedley, RN [1893-1959], and his wife the former Agatha Hilda Bethell [1895-1985], scion of the Barons Westbury; and married 29 September, 1962, David John Charlton Meyrick, son of Sir Thomas Frederick Meyrick, 3rd Baronet [1899-1983], and his wife the former Ivy Frances Pilkington [died 1947]. Her husband succeeded to the baronetcy on the demise of his father, 23 December, 1983, and died 6 February, 2004.

Lady Meyrick leaves issue, three sons, Timothy, Simon and Christopher. The eldest son, Timothy Thomas Charlton Meyrick [born 5 November, 1963], does not use the title.



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