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Friday, February 27, 2009

Hon Virginia Constance Juliet Manners

Lady Manners (née McMyn), wife of the 6th Lord Manners, gave birth to a dau, the Hon Virginia Constance Juliet Manners, 21 February, 2009.

Lord Manners, 6th holder of the peerage , born 5 May 1956, married Juliet E.A. McMyn, daughter of Mr and Mrs David McMyn, of Hawkspur Green, Essex.


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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Alison, Lady Barrow, dies

Alison, Lady Barrow, died 7 January, 2009, aged 68. The former Alison Kate Grenfell, she married Sir Richard John Uniake Barrow, 6th Bt, but divorced in 1974. She was the daughter of Capt Russell Grenfell R.N, and a kinswoman of Reggie Grenfell husband of the great comedy actress Dame Joyce Grenfell.


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Peta Marchioness of Linlithgow dies

Peta Marchioness of Linlithgow, 2nd & former wife of the 4th Matquess, died at her home, 2 February, 2009. She was the former Peta Carol Binding, dau. of Charles Victor Ormonde Binding, of Congresbury, co. Somerset, and married in 1980, Adrian John Charles Hope, Earl of Hopetoun (b 1 Jul 1946), who succeeded his father in 1987 as 4th Marquess of Linlithgow. They divorced in 1997. The Marchioness is survived by ywo children, Lord Robert Charles Robin Adrian (Bertie) Hope (b. 17 Jan 1984), and Lady Louisa Vivienne Hope (b. 16 Apr 1981). Private family cremation to be followed by a Service of Thanksgiving Tuesday 10th February 2009 St Andrews Church, Chedworth.


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Albert Westray Burrell

The Lady Louise Burrell (née Campbell), scion of the Dukes of Argyll, wife of Anthony Burrell, scion of the Burrell Baronets, gave birth to a son, Albert Westray, 4 February, 2009, a brother for Teale Iona, who was b 11 Feb, 2005.

Lady Louise is the daughter of the late 12th Duke of Argyll (1937-2001), and of Iona, Duchess of Argyll.

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Lady Strickland-Constable dies

Lady Strickland-Constable, who died 19 January, 2009, was the wife of Sir Frederic Strickland-Constable, 12th Baronet (cr E, 1641).

She was the former Pauline Margaret (Polly) Harding, dau of ___Harding, and married Sir Frederic in 1982. She leaves 2 children, a son, b 1985, and a dau, b 1983.
The funeral takes place at Bossall Church, near York, 31 January, 2009.
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Diana Lady Kinnaird dies

Diana Lady Kinnaird, who died 2 February, 2009, aged 90, was the widow of the 13th Lord Kinnaird (b 15 Sep 1912- d 27 Feb 1997). She was the former Diana Margaret Copeman, dau of Robert Shuckburgh Copeman, of Roydon Hall, Diss, Norfolk, and married the then Graham Charles Kinnaird, as his 2nd wife, in 1940. He succeeded as 13th holder of the peerages (Scotland 1682, and UK 1860) in 1972. He died in 1997. She leaves issue, four daughters, Caroline, Anna, Susan and Mary. A son, Nicholas Charles, who was born in 1946, died in 1951. Service of Thanksgiving in the Chapel at Rossie Priory, 20 March 2009.


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Sir John Dalrymple-Hay (1929-2009)

Sir John Hugh Dalrymple-Hay, 7th Baronet, died 20 January, 2009. He was aged 79.
He was born 16 Dec 1929, yr son of Lieutenant-Colonel Brian George Rowland Dalrymple-Hay (a descendant of the 2nd Bart); educated at Blundell's School.

Career:->sometime Capt, Royal Scots Fusiliers; succeeded to the baronetcy on the demise of his elder brother, Sir James Brian, 21 Sept, 2005.

Married 1962, Jennifer Phyllis Roberta, dau of Brig Robert Johnston, CBE, and has issue, a son & heir, Malcolm b 1966.

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Sir Christopher Forbes Adam, 3rd Baronet

Sir Christopher Eric Forbes Adam, 3rd Baronet (cr 1917), died after a short illness, 17 January 2009. He was aged 88. Born 12 Feb 1920, son of Eric Graham Forbes Adam, CMG (who d 1925, the 2nd son of the 1st Bt), by his wife the former Angela Perrin Macan; succeeded to the baronetcy on the demise of his uncle, 1982. Career:--
> sometime diplomatic correspondent of the Yorkshire Post; married 1957, Patricia Ann Wreford Brown, yr dau of John Neville Wreford Brown; 1 adopted daughter;



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Sir Christopher Forbes Adam, 3rd Baronet

Sir Christopher Eric Forbes Adam, 3rd Baronet (cr 1917), died after a short illness, 17 January 2009. He was aged 88. Born 12 Feb 1920, son of Eric Graham Forbes Adam, CMG (who d 1925, the 2nd son of the 1st Bt), by his wife the former Angela Perrin Macan; succeeded to the baronetcy on the demise of his uncle, 1982. Career:--
> sometime diplomatic correspondent of the Yorkshire Post; married 1957, Patricia Ann Wreford Brown, yr dau of John Neville Wreford Brown; 1 adopted daughter;



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Sir Richard John Uniacke Barrow, 6th Baronet

Sir Richard John Uniacke Barrow, 6th Baronet, died 16 Feb, 2009. He was 75.

Born 2 Aug 1933 son of Maj Sir Wilfrid Barrow, 5th Bt, he was educated at Beaumont School.
Career-- Captain, The Irish Guards; joined International Computers and Tabulators, Ltd, in 1960; succeeded his father in the baronetcy 1960, and married 1961, Alison Kate (div 1974) yr dau of Capt Russell Grenfell, RN, and a kinsman of actress Joyce Grenfell's husband, Reggie.
He leaves a son and 2 daughters. The baronetcy, created in 1835, now passes the son, Anthony John Grenfell Barrow, born 24 May, 1962.


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2nd Baron Sandford

John Cyril Edmondson, naval officer, curate and chaplain, politician: born 22 December 1920; Royal Navy 1939-56, Staff Commander-in-Chief Far East, 1953–55; ordained in Church of England, 1958; succeeded 1959 as 2nd Baron Sandford; Executive Chaplain to Bishop of St Albans, 1965–68; Conservative Peer in House of Lords, 1959–99; Opposition Whip, 1966–70; Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Local Government, 1970; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Environment, 1970–73, Department of Education and Science, 1973–74; chairman, Committee to review the condition and future of National Parks in England and Wales, 1971; founder, Sandford Award for Heritage Education, 1978; chairman, Standing Conference of London and South-East Regional Planning Authorities, 1981–89; a Church Commissioner, 1982–89; chairman, Community Task Force, 1975–82; president, Association of District Councils, 1980–86; married 1947 Catharine Mary Hunt (two sons, two daughters); died 13 January 2009.

Eastwood/Brooks engagement

The engagement was announced 24 Feb 2009, between Timothy B. Eastwood, son of the late Dr Robin Eastwood and Mrs Janet Newman, of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, and the Hon Amanda Brooks, daughter of Lord and Lady Crawshaw.

Douglas-Hamilton/Fitzroy engagement

The engagement was announced 26 Feb 2009, between Brendan Thomas Douglas-Hamilton (b 1974), only son of the late Lord Hugh Douglas-Hamilton and of Lady Hugh Douglas-Hamilton, of North Berwick, East Lothian, and Fiona Joan Margaret FitzRoy (b 1979), eldest daughter of the Hon Edward Charles FitzRoy (b 1955) and Mrs FitzRoy, of Morchard Bishop, Devon..—

Brendan is a grandson of the late 14th Duke of Hamilton & Brandon, and Fiona is a granddaughter of the 6th Baron Southampton.

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Lily Grace Parker Bowles

Daniela Parker Bowles (née Argiro), wife of Luke Derek Ian Parker Bowles (b. 1978), scion of the Earls of Macclesfield, gave birth to a daughter, Lily Grace, 23 February, 2009.

Luke is a son of Simon Humphrey Parker Bowles (b. 1941), of Kensington, London, by his wife Carolyn, daughter of Sir (William) Ian Potter, of Del Rio, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, Australia, & Daniela is a daughter of Mr & Mrs Mario Argiro, of Florida, United States.

Luke Parker Bowles is a nephew of Andrew Parker Bowles, first husband of HRH The Duchess of Cornwall.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Ivan Reginald Ian Cameron 2002-2009

Ivan Reginald Ian Cameron, who was b 8 Apr, 2002, 1st son of the Rt Hon David Cameron (b. 1966), PC, MP, Leader of Her Majesty's Opposition, and a descendant of King Willian IV and Mrs Jordan, by his wife, Samantha Gwendoline Sheffield (b 1971), scion of the Sheffield Baronets, died 25 Feb, 2009, aged 6.

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article5802530.ece

The Camerons have a dau, Nancy, and a 2nd son, Arthur Elwen, b 14 February, 2006.
Mrs Cameron is the eldest daughter of Sir Reginald Adrian Berkeley Sheffield, 8th Baronet, and his first wife Annabel (now Viscountess Astor), and is a descendant of Charles II and Nell Gwynn.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Benjamin Charles Deacon Shortridge

Annabelle S. Shortridge (née Cazenove), wife of James E.D. Shortridge, gave birth to a son, Benjamin Charles Deacon, 12 February, 2009, a brother for Sam.
James is the son of Sir Jon Deacon Shortridge, KCB (b. 1947), by his wife, the former Diana Jean Gordon, and Annabelle is a daughter of Mr Michael Cazenove (scion of the eponymous stockbroking LG family) of Swaffham Prior Hall, Cambridge, and Mrs Cazenove.


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Eden/Yarde-Buller engagement

The engagement was announced 19 Feb, 2009, between Garth J. Eden, son of Mr John Eden and Mrs Meg Eden, of South Africa, and the Hon Francesca Elizabeth Yarde-Buller (b 1980), daughter of the 5th Baron Churston (b 29 Dec 1934), and Baroness Churston.
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Hon Rose Maud Talbot

-.The Honourable Rose Maud Talbot, died at her home, Malahide, Tazmania, 15th February 2009 aged 93. She was b 1915, dau of Colonel the Hon Milo George Talbot (4th son of the 4th Baron Talbot de Malahide), and sister of Milo John Reginald, 7th Baron Talbot de Malahide, CMG (1912-73), sometime British Ambassador to Laos, on whose death the UK barony of Talbot de Malahide became extinct. She was raised to the rank of a baron's daughter in 1949. Unm. Funeral 2nd March in Tazmania.


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Lord Dearing

THE LORD DEARING , of Kingston upon Hull, Co E Riding of Yorks (Sir Ron(ald) Ernest Dearing, CB) died fEB 19, 2009. His wife, Margaret Patricia Riley and two daughters survive him.


The Guardian obit:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2009/feb/21/lord-dearing-

Eastwood/Brooks engagement

The engagement was announced 24 Feb 2009 between Timothy B Eastwood, son of the late Dr Robin Eastwood and Mrs Janet Newman, of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, and the Hon Amanda, Brooks, daughter of Lord and Lady Crawshaw.

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Rafe van Cutsem

Rose Nancy Langhorne van Cutsem (nee Astor, b 1979), wife of of Hugh Ralph van Cutsem [b. 1974], scion of that LG family, gave birth to a son, Rafe Michael Waldorf, 12 February, 2009, a brother for Grace Emilie Clare, who was b. 18 August, 2007.
Hugh is the second son of Hugh Bernard Edward van Cutsem [b. 1941], of Hilborough, Norfolk [descended from the 4th Marquess of Northampton], by his wife the former Jonkyrouwe Emilie, daughter of Jonkheer Pieter Quarles van Ufford, of De Dumdoorn, Aerdenhout, Holland, and Rose is the youngest daughter of David Waldorf Astor, CBE [b. 1943], of Bruern, Oxfordshire, by his wife thr former Clare Pamela St. John [scion of the Barons St. John of Bletso].
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Lucia Anna Garcia Falcon

Camilla Faith (Milly) García Falcón (née Douglas-Pennant, b. 1981), wife of Señor Manolo García Falcón, & scion of the Barons Penrhyn (cr. 1866), gave birth to a daughter, Lucia Anna, 10 February, 2009.
Manolo is the eldest son of Señor Manuel García Jiménez and Señora Dolores Falcón Algaba, of Seville, Spain, and Camilla is a daughter of Philip Morton [Paddy] Douglas-Pennant (b. 1947), of Tisbury House, Tisbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, by his wife the former Sarah Frances Jane Coaker.
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Penelope Glynne Eden

Penelope Glynne Eden (née Wilmot Sitwell), died 16 February, 2009, aged 105. Scion of the Wilmot-Sitwell LG family of Stainsby, she was b circa 1903, 2nd dau of Hervery Wheler Sitwell, of The Manor, Leamington Hastings, Warwicks; and married (1) Lieutenant-Colonel John Garmondsway Temple, late the Royal Artillery; & married (2) 8 Apr, 1957, Brig. Henry Charles Hamilton Eden, CBE, MC (b 12 Mar 1889; d 17 Nov 1963), scion of the Eden Baronets (later Earls of Avon (ext) and Baron Eden of Winton (Lifer) . Much loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Penelope's stepson, Captain Robert John Pulleine Eden, who was b 16 February 1920, married 1947, the Hon. Rosemary Winifred Vivian, b 4 June 1927, dau of the 3rd Baron Swansea.
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Hope-Cobbold/Carleton Paget engagement

-.The engagement was announced 19 Feb, 2009, between Timothy Mark Hope- Cobbold (b 1976), descended from the Earls of Hopetoun (later Marquesses of Linlithgow) and in remainder to the Earldom of Annandale & Hartfell, son of Major Philip William Hope-Cobbold [b. 27 December, 1943], of Glemham Hall, Suffolk, by his 1st wife the former Antonia Jay Hutton-Potts (now Mrs Jay Hope-Johnstone of Linton, Cambridgeshire), and Talia Carleton Paget, daughter of the late Mr David Carleton Paget and of Mrs David Carleton Paget, of London.
Tim's paternal grandfather was Maj. William Augustus Ludwig Vernon William Hope Johnstone, Grenadier Guards, [1914-93], who marr. Pamela Maud Cobbold [later Cadogan] [1920-94], and is a gt-grandson of Lt-Col Ivan Cobbold and his wife, the former Lady Blanche Cavendish; & is thus a gt-gt-grandson of the 9th Duke of Devonshire.
Tim's paternal gt-grandfather George Granville Hope Johnstone who was born in 1880, married Princess Marie-Luise zu Hohenlohe-Oehringen [1867-1945}.
Philip Hope-Cobbold married [i] 1968, [div. 1984], (Antonia) Jay Hutton-Potts.
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