Marianne Adele Hermione Ford died 3 May, 2021, aged 83. She was descended from the Dukes of Somerset.
She was born 11 November, 1937, the eldest child of Sir [Richard] Brinsley Ford, CBE [1908-99], and his wife the former Joan Mary Vyvyan, scion of the Vyvyan baronets.
She married 1966 [div 1973] Patrick Martin Laver [1932-2006], son of James Laver [1899-1975], and his wife the former Bridget Veronica Turley [1899-1971], by whom she had one daughter.
Edward St Maur, 12th Duke of Somerset [1804-85] > Lady Helen St Maur [d 1910] > Rosamund Ramsden [1872-1911] > Sir Brinsley Ford [1908-99] > Marianne Ford [1937-2021]