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Friday, November 20, 2009

Death of Bettine Viscountess Gort, widow of the 8th Viscount

_.Bettine Viscountess Gort, who died in the Isle of Man, 17 Nov, 2009, at the age of 91, was the widow of the 8th Viscount Gort (1916-95). She was b circa 1918 as Bettine Mary Mackenzie Green, dau of Godfrey Green, of Douglas, and former wife of Arthur Henry Jarrand, and married Colin Leopold Prendergast Vereker in 1946. He succeeded to the peerage (cr Peerage of Ireland 1816) in 1975; she was widowed, 6 Apr 1995; she leaves issue, incd 9th Visc.

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