Thursday, October 28, 2021

Mary Anne Murphy [née Riddell] 1942-2021

Mary Anne Murphy, who died 22 October, 2021, aged 79, was a scion of the Riddell landed gentry family, of Felton and Swinburne; born in 1942, daughter of John Cuthbert Widdrington Riddell, OBE [1910-1994], head of that family, and his wife the former Maureen Helen Taaffe [1910-1992], of that Irish landed family; married in 1970, Captain Richard Patrick Murphy [born 1941], son of Major-General Richard Murphy, CB, CBE [1896-1971], and his wife the former Florence Helen Tyndall [1910-1997], by whom she had four sons, Dick, John, Hugh and Charlie, and a daughter, Alice.


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