Friday, October 22, 2021

[Rachel] Mary Seymour [nee Hambro] 1925-2021

 [Rachel] Mary Seymour, who died 14 October, 2021, aged 96, was a scion of the Hambro landed gentry family, and descended from the Marquesses of Hertford.

Rachel Mary Hambro was born 18 September, 1925, daughter of Capt Angus Valdemar Hambro, MP [1883-1957], and his second wife the former Vanda Dorothy Julia Charlton [she died 1981].

Her father was Conservative MP for N Dorset between 1937 and 1945, and High Sheriff of Dorset in 1934, and a director of the family bank.

She married 28 April, 1945, a distant cousin Major William Napier Seymour [1914-2011], late the Scots Guards, scion of the Marquesses of Hertford, son of Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Hugh Napier Seymour [1874-1933] and his wife the former Mary Adelaide Philips [1884-1977], by whom she had three daughters, Carolyn, Sarah and Arabella.

Francis, 1st Marquess of Hertford [1718-94] > Lord George Seymour [1763-1848] > Isabella Seymour [1801-56] > Lady Florentia Liddell [1828-1909] > Elizabeth Hughes > Vanda Charlton [d 1981] > Rachel Hambro [1925-2021]


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