Saturday, January 15, 2022

Lady Raikes 1922-2022

 Lady Raikes, who died 9 January, 2022, aged 99, was the widow of Vice Admiral Sir Iwan Raikes, KCB, CBE, DSC [1921-2011], and a scion of the Hunt landed gentry family.

She was born Cecilia Primrose Hunt, in 1922, daughter of Capt Benedict Philip Gerald Hunt [1894-1958], and his wife the former Maud Hallowes [1889-1982], scion of that landed family; and married in 1947, Iwan Geoffrey Raikes, scion of that landed family, son of Admiral Sir Robert Henry Taunton Raikes, KCB, CVO, DSO, RN [1885-1953] and his wife the former Ida Guinivere Evans [1887-1983], by whom she had issue.


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