Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Lady Johnstone 1935-2021

 Lady Johnstone, who died 30 November, 2021, was a granddaughter of the 16th Earl of Eglinton and Winton. She was 86.

She was born [Susan] Sara Gore, 26 October, 1935, a daughter of Christopher Gerald Gore [1903-54], and his wife the former Lady Barbara Susan Montgomerie [1909-92], daughter of the 16th Earl of Eglington & Winton [1880-1945]; and married  firstly, 17 Dec, 1956 [div 1962], as his first wife, Basil Reginald Vincent Ziani De Ferranti [1930-88], son of Sir Vincent De Ferranti, MC [1893-1980], and the former Dorothy Hettie Campbell Wilson [1895-1993]; married 2ndly, 17 Aug, 1963, Peter Quixano Henriques [1922-74], son of George Lionel Quixano Henriques [1894-1961], of Park Hall, Buxton, and his wife the former Phyllis Marguerite Wild [1894-1954]; and married 3rdly, 1979, Sir [John] Raymond Johnstone, CBE [born 1929], scion of the Johnstone baronets, son of Capt Henry James Johnstone, RN [1895-1947], and his wife the former Margaret Alison McIntyre [1900-84].

Lady Johnstone leaves three sons from her first marriage, Jonathan de Ferranti [born 1957], Adrian de Ferranti [born 1958], and Marcus de Ferranti [born 1961], and two sons from the second marriage, David Henriques [born 1964], and Benedict Henriques [born 1967].


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