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Friday, November 22, 2013

The 8th Baron Stanley of Alderley, 7th Baron Eddisbury and 8th Baron Sheffield 1927-2013

_. Thomas Henry Oliver Stanley, 8th Baron Stanley of Alderley, 7th Baron Eddisbury and 8th Baron Sheffield, died 19 November, 2013, at Rectory Farm, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire. He was 85. He was born 28 Dec, 1927, third son of Lt-Col Hon Oliver Hugh Stanley (1879-1952), by his wife the former Lady Alice Kathleen Violet Thynne (1891-1977), daughter of the 5th Marquess of Bath, and succeeded to the peerages, on the demise of his cousin, 23 June, 1971. The family honours ~ 8th Baron Sheffield, of Roscommon in the County of Roscommon (Ireland, let. pat. 20 Sep 1783); 8th Baron Stanley of Alderley, of Alderley in the County of Chester (United Kingdom, let. pat. 9 May 1839) 7th Baron Eddisbury, of Winnington in the County of Chester (United Kingdom, let. pat. 12 May 1848) 14th Baronet, styled "of Alderley, co. Chester" (England, let. pat. 25 Jun 1660). He married 30 Apr 1955 Jane Barrett Hartley, dau. of Ernest George Hartley, of Lower Farm, Milton-under-Wychwood, co. Oxford, by whom he had issue. The peerages and baronetcy pass to his eldest son, the Hon Richard Oliver Stanley, who was b 24 Apr, 1956. The new 9th Baron is married with three daughters (1 son deceased). -=-

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