Friday, December 01, 2023

Lady Scott-Hopkins, CBE 1924-2023

Lady Scott-Hopkins, CBE, who died 25 November, 2023, aged 99, was the widow of Sir James Scott-Hopkins, Conservative MP for North Cornwall and later for West Derbyshire.

Geraldine Elizabeth Mary Hargreaves was born 14 June, 1924, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel John Carne Hargreaves (1900-1990), scion of that landed family, and his first wife the Hon Angela Goschen (1897-1992), scion of the Viscounts Goschen; & married in 1946, James Sidney Rawdon Scott-Hopkins (1921-1995), Conservative MP for North Cornwall 1959-66, and for West Derbyshire 1967-79, who was knighted in 1981, son of Lieutenant-Colonel Rawdon Scott-Hopkins, DSO, MC (1882-1974), and his wife the former Millicent Barry Turner (died 1931), by whom she had issue, three sons, and one daughter.



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