Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Daphne Elizabeth Beatrice Thorneycroft [nee Poland] 1933-2021

 Daphne Elizabeth Beatrice Thorneycroft [nee Poland], who died 16 September, 2021, aged 88, was a scion of the Poland landed gentry family, of Bramshott. 

She was born 8 September, 1933, daughter of Commander Kenneth Gordon Poland [1896-1970], head of the landed family, and his wife the former Hester Mary Beatrice Chichele-Plowden [1902-93], scion of the Barons Stafford.

Daphne Poland married 1960, Edward Kendall Thorneycroft, MBE, DL [1927-2000], by whom she had a son, Tom [born 22 Apr, 1962], and a daughter, Mary Louise [born 18 Mar 1961].

Basil Fitzherbert [1836-1919] [father of the 12th and 13th Barons Stafford] > Beatrice Fitzherbert [1862-1949] > Hester Chichele-Plowden [as above]


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