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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Carol Baroness Vivian 1939-2013

_.Carol Baroness Vivian, who died 12 September, 2013, aged 73, was the second wife, and widow, of Nicholas Crespigny Laurence Vivian, 6th Baron Vivian (1935-2004) (Peerage of the UK, cr 1841). She was the former Carol Martineau, born 1939 at Amersham, 1st daughter of Frederick Alan Martineau, MBE, of Chobham, Surrey, and married the then Hon Nicholas Vivian, 6 December, 1972. Two daughters of the marriage, the Hon Natasha and the Hon Camilla Vivian. Her husband succeeded his father as 6th peer, 24 June, 1991, and died 28 Feb, 2004. Funeral at St Winnow Church, Cornwall, Thurs 26 September, 2013. -=-

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Michael Herbert Johnson-Ferguson 1934-2013

_.Michael Herbert Johnson-Ferguson, JP, who died at his home at Springkell, Eaglesfield, Dumfriess~shire, 16 Sept, 2013, was a scion of the Johnson-Ferguson baronets (Bart, UK, cr 1906). Mr Johnson-Ferguson, who was 78, served as a Capt in the Lowland Yeomanry and was a JP for Dumfriess~shire. He was born 27 Sept, 1934, third son of Sir Neil Edward Johnson-Ferguson, 3rd Baronet (1905-92), by his wife the former Sheila Marian Jervis (scion of that landed family); married 12 Jan, 1963, Jennifer Mary, elder dau of Lt-Col Herbert Green, OBE, MC, of The Manor House, Carlton Husthwaite, Yorks, by whom he had issue. Funeral at Springkell, 23 Sept. -=-

Sir Anthony Coningham De Waltham Denny, 8th Baronet 1925-2013

_.Sir Anthony Coningham De Waltham Denny, 8th Baronet (Bart, Ireland, cr 1782), died 13 September, 2013, at Muchelney, Langport, Somerset. He was 88. He was born 22 Apr, 1925, son of Rev Sir Henry Denny, 7th Baronet (1878-1953), by his wife the former Joan Lucy Dorothy Denny (a kinswoman). He succeeded to the baronetcy on the death of his father, 1 May, 1953; married 1 Sept, 1949, Anne Catherine, elder dau of Samuel Beverley, of Linslade, Buckinghamshire, by whom he had issue. His elder son, Piers, who was born 14 March, 1954, succeeds as 9th Baronet. Funeral at St Peter and St Paul Church, Muchelney, Somerset, Friday 20 Sept. -=-

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Maj. Richard Douglas Hollinshead Marsham 1913-2013

_.Maj. Richard Douglas Hollinshead Marsham, who died 30 August, 2013, aged 99, was a scion of the Earls of Romney (Earl UK, cr 1801). He was born 15 Oct, 1913, son of Capt Cyril Montagu Charles Marsham, DCM (1871-1943), by his wife the former Gladys Helen Kingsford (who d 1965), and was descended from the 3rd earl; married 1947 (div 1981) Shirley, daughter of John Hannah, by whom he had issue. Memorial Service at Coddington Church, 19 Oct, 2013. -=-

Jack Eden (born 2013)

. The Hon Francesca Elizabeth Eden (nee Yarde-Buller, born 1980), wife of Garth J. Eden, & scion of the Barons Churston (Baron UK, cr 1858), gave birth to a son, Jack, 10 September, 2013. Garth Eden is the son of Mr John Eden and Mrs Meg Eden, of South Africa, and Francesca is the younger daughter of the 5th Baron Churston (b 29 Dec 1934), by his wife the former Alexandra Contomichalos. ==

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Blair/Ashman marriage

_. The marriage took place at All Saints' Church, Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire, Saturday 14 September, 2013, between Mr Euan Blair, eldest son of the Rt Hon Tony Blair, PC (b 6 May, 1953), of Connaught Sq, London, & Wotton Underwood, Prime Minister & 1st Lord of the Treasury, 1997-2007, by his wife the former Cherie Booth, CBE, QC, & Suzanne Ashman, daughter of Mr Jonathan Ashman, by his former wife Sedef. -=-

Meade/Marsham marriage

.The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry attended the marriage on Saturday 14 Sept, 2013, at St Nicholas Parish Church, Gayton, Norfolk, of James Richard Meade (b 1981), elder son of Richard John Hassan Meade, OBE (b 4 Dec 1936), the equestrian, of West Littleton, Wiltshire, by his wife the former Angela Dorothy Farquhar (b 11 Jan, 1948), scion of the Farquhar Baronets (Bt, cr GB, 1796); & the Lady Laura Clare Marsham (b 1984), only daughter of Mchael Henry Marsham, 8th Earl of Romney (b 28 Mar, 1948) (Earl, cr UK, 1801), of Gayton, Norfolk, by his wife the former Catriona Stewart (b 1954), descended from the Barons Cochrane of Cults, &c. -=-

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Constance Viscountess St Vincent, widow of 7th Viscount

_.Constance Viscountess St Vincent, who died 11 September, 2013, was the widow of the centenarian 7th Viscount St Vincent (1905-2006). She was the former Constance Phillida Anne Logan, daughter of Lt-Col. Robert Hector Logan, OBE, and married 1945, Ronald George James Jervis, 7th Viscount (Peerage of the United Kingdom, created 1801) son of the 6th Viscount (1859-1940).Her husband succeeded to the peerage on the demise of his father in 1940. His ancestor, Admiral Sir John Jervis, First Lord of the Admiralty 1801-04, was the celebrated naval commander who obtained a splendid victory over the Spanish Fleet at Cape St. Vincent. Lady St Vincent leaves issue. Her elder son, Edward, is the 8th Viscount. -=-

Cecily Isla Mary Stonor (born 2013)

_.The Lady Ailsa Fiona Stonor (b 1977, née Mackay) wife of the Hon (Ralph) William Robert Thomas Stonor (b. 10 Sept 1974), son and heir of the 7th Baron Camoys (Baron, England, cr 1383), and Baroness Camoys, gave birth to a daughter, Cecily Isla Mary, 7 September, 2013, a sister for Ralph (b 2007), and Henry (b 2009). Lady Ailsa is a daughter of the 4th Earl of Inchcape and the Countess of Inchcape. --==--.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Cleo Kinvara & Patrick Theodore Boucher (born 2013)

_.Katherine Kinvara (Katie) Boucher {nee Paravicini, born 1978} wife of Matthew J. Boucher, gave birth to twins, a daughter, Cleo Kinvara, and a son, Patrick Theodore, at Abu Dhabi, 22 Aug 2013, siblings for Sam. Matthew Boucher is the younger son of Mr Trevor Boucher, of Hong Kong, and Mrs Mavis Boucher, of Holland Park, London, and Katie is a daughter of Mr John Charles Rudolph Paravicini (b. 1952), of Dummer, Hampshire, descended from the Swynnerton-Dyer Baronets, by his wife the former Louisa Mary Phillimore (b 6 Mar 1954), scion of the Barons Phillimore (Baron, UK, cr 1918). -=-

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Chow/FitzRoy engagement

__The engagement was announced 12 September, 2013, between Geoffrey B. Chow, third son of Mr & Mrs Frederick Chow, of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, USA, & Julia Rachel Caroline FitzRoy (born 1984), scion of the Barons Southampton (Baron GB, 1780), a descendant of King Charles II, youngest daughter of the Hon Edward Charles FitzRoy (born 8 July, 1955), of Morchard Bishop, Devon, by his wife the former Rachel Caroline Vincent Millett. The father of the bride~to~be is heir to the peerage. -=-

Northampton/Goodman marriage

_. The marriage took place in London, 4 September, 2013, between Spencer Douglas David Compton, 7th Marquess of Northampton (born 2 Apr, 1946) (Marquess, Peerage of the UK, cr 1812), of Castle Ashby, Northampton, and Compton Wynyates, Tysoe, Warwickshire, son of the late 6th Marquess of Northampton (1885-1978), by his 2nd wife, the former Virginia Lucie Heaton; & Tracy Goodman (born Devon, circa 1965). It is Lord Northampton's sixth marriage (I think). -=-

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Guinness/Archibald marriage

_.The marriage has taken place in Scotland between Hector Guinness (born 1986), scion of the Barons Moyne (Baron Uk, cr 1932), son of the Hon Erskine Stuart Richard Guinness (b 1953), by his wife the former Louise Mary Elizabeth Dillon-Malone, & Miss Lucy Catherine Mary Archibald (born circa 1986). -=-

Sir Mark Annesley Norman, 3rd Baronet, DL 1927-2013

_.Sir Mark Annesley Norman, 3rd Baronet (Bart, UK, cr 1915), of Wicote Manor, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, died 9 September, 2013. He was 86. Sir Mark was a former High Sheriff of Oxfordshire and a deputy lieutenent for the county. He was born 8 Feb, 1927, son of Air Cdr Sir (Henry) Nigel St Valery Norman, 2nd Baronet, CBE (1897-1943), by his wife the former Patricia Moyra Annesley, scion of the Earls of Annesley. He succeeded to the baronetcy, 19 May, 1943, when his father was killed on active service; married 30 May, 1953, Joanna Camilla, dau of Lt-Col Ian James Kilgour, by his wife the former Aura Camilla Desmond Forestier-Walker, scion of the Forestier-Walker Baronets, by whom he had issue, three children. The baronetcy passes to his elder son, Nigel James, born 5 Feb, 1956. Service at St James, Ramsden, 25 Sept.

Sir Mark Annesley Norman, 3rd Baronet, DL 1927-2013

_.Sir Mark Annesley Norman, 3rd Baronet (Bart, UK, cr 1915), of Wicote Manor, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, died 9 September, 2013. He was 86. Sir Mark was a former High Sheriff of Oxfordshire and a deputy lieutenent for the county. He was born 8 Feb, 1927, son of Air Cdr Sir (Henry) Nigel St Valery Norman, 2nd Baronet, CBE (1897-1943), by his wife the former Patricia Moyra Annesley, scion of the Earls of Annesley. He succeeded to the baronetcy, 19 May, 1943, when his father was killed on active service; married 30 May, 1953, Joanna Camilla, dau of Lt-Col Ian James Kilgour, by his wife the former Aura Camilla Desmond Forestier-Walker, scion of the Forestier-Walker Baronets, by whom he had issue, three children. The baronetcy passes to his elder son, Nigel James, born 5 Feb, 1956. Service at St James, Ramsden, 25 Sept.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Belinda Joan Wake (nee Crossley)

_.Belinda Wake died 2 September, 2013, at Aboyne. She was born Belinda Joan Crossley, daughter of Charles Patrick Crossley, and married {1} Timothy Michael Nicholl; married {2} 1984, Roger Wake (1918-88), scion of the Wake Baronets (Baronet, England, cr 1621). She leaves issue from her 1st marriage. Celebration of her life takes place at Wester Davoch, 5 Oct. -=-

The Baron Hayhoe, PC 1925-2013

_.The Baron Hayhoe, PC, who died 7 September, 2013, aged 88, was a life peer and sometime Conservative MP. Bernard "Barney" John Hayhoe, Baron Hayhoe, was born 8 Aug, 1925. He served as Tory MP for Heston & Isleworth 1970-Feb 1974, and then for Brentford & Isleworth until he retired from the Commons in 1992. He had ministerial responsibility for the Army, 1979-81, the Civil Service Dept (1981), the Civil Service 1981-85, and DHSS, 1985-86, &c. Appointed to the Privy Council, 1985; knighted 1987; and made a life peer after his resignation from Parliament at the 1992 General Election, as Baron Hayhoe, of Isleworth, in the London Borough of Hounslow. -==-

Monday, September 09, 2013

Lady Eloise Anson: cousin of the Queen weds

_. The marriage took place on Saturday 7 Sept, 2013, at St Mary & St Bartholemew Church, Cranborne, Dorset, of Louis Alexander Philip Waymouth (b 1978), son of Mr Nigel Waymouth by his late wife the former Lady Victoria Mary Verenia Braganza Yorke (1947-2004), & the Lady Eloise Anne Elizabeth Anson (born 1981), younger daughter of the late Thomas Patrick John, 5th Earl of Lichfield (1939-2005) of Shugborough Hall, Staffordshire, by his wife the Lady Leonora Mary Grosvenor, daughter of the 5th Duke of Westminster, &c. Louis Waymouth is a grandson maternally of Philip Grantham Yorke, 9th Earl of Hardwicke (1906-74). The bride is a descendant of the 14th Earl of Strathmore, and a cousin of HM The Queen, and is a goddaughter of HRH The Princess Royal. -=-

Friday, September 06, 2013

Ian Denzil Onslow 1929-2013

_.Ian Denzil Onslow, who died 27 August, 2013, aged 84, was a scion of the Earls of Onslow (Earl, UK, cr 1801). He was born in 1929 a son of Francis Robert Douglas Onslow (1878-1938), by his wife the former Mabel Strachan (d 1974), and was a younger brother of Cranley Onslow, Baron Onslow of Woking, KCMG (life peer) former Tory MP and sometime chairman of the influential 1922 Committee. He married in 1954, Marjorie Domville, by whom he had issue. Funeral at St Nicholas Church, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, 13 September. -=-

Cornwall-Legh/Tennant engagement

_.The engagement was announced 6 September, 2013, between the Hon George Henry Cornwall-Legh (born 1982), 3rd son of Richard Henry Cornwall-Legh, 6th Baron Grey of Codnor (b 14 May, 1936) (Peerage of England created 1397), of High Legh, near Knutsford, Cheshire, by his wife the former Joanna Storm Cayley, 7th dau of Sir Kenelm Cayley, 10th Baronet, & Miss Alison Tennant, daughter of Mr Rodney Tennant, of Middleham, North Yorkshire, and Mrs Tennant. -=-

Alice Mary de Lérisson Cazenove (born 2013)

_.Arabella Mary Cazenove (nee Cox, born 1980), wife of Richard James de Lérisson Cazenove (b 1974) scion of that landed family, gave birth to a daughter, Alice Mary de Lérisson, 10 August, 2013. Richard is the eldest son of Bernard Michael de Lérisson Cazenove (b 1947), by his wife the former Caroline June Moore. Arabella is the dau of Charles R B Cox, by his wife the former Belinda J Sheepshanks (b 1955) scion of that landed family, of Arthington Hall, dau of Charles Edward William Sheepshanks (1911-91, sometime housemaster at Sunningdale School), by his wife the former Mary Scholefield Nickson (novelist as 'Mary Sheepshanks' and 'Mary Nickson') d of Geoffrey Wigley NICKSON (d 1983, sometime housemaster at Eton College), and Janet Mary Dobie(d 1994), and sister of the Baron Nickson (b 1929, cr LP 1994). -=-

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Madam McGillycuddy of the Reeks

_.Madam McGillycuddy of the Reeks, who died at Himeville, South Africa, 4 September, 2013, was the wife of the McGillycuddy of the Reeks, an old Etonian Irish chieftain, now living in Natal, South Africa. She was the former Wendy Spencer, daughter of George Spencer, JP, FRS, and married at Winwick, Northamptonshire, 4 Apr, 1964, Donough McGillycuddy (b 17 Dec, 1939). Her husband is a descendant of the old Kings of Munster, was an oarsman at Eton, and later served in the Irish Guards, &c. Madam McGillycuddy is survived by her husband and three children, Piers, Michael and Lavinia. -=-

Guy Thresher Speir (born 2013)

Lara Sophie Speir (b 1979, née Harrap), wife of Harry James Speir, scion of the Speir landed family, gave birth to a son, Guy Thresher, 30 Aug, 2013, a brother for Matilda Mary, who was born 3 March 2008. Harry is the younger son of Mr & Mrs Adrian Speir, of Melsonby, North Yorkshire, & Lara is the younger daughter of Mr Simon Richard Harrap (b. 1941) of Bentley, Hampshire, by his wife, the Hon. Diana Akers-Douglas, sister of the 4th Viscount Chilston. Lara Harrap's paternal grandfather, Michael Webster Harrap, married 1940, Cynthia Mary Darell (b. 1916), sister of Sir Jeffrey Lionel Darell, 8th Baronet, and granddaughter of Sir Lionel Darell, 5th Baronet. -=-

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Lady Leslie, widow of Capt Sir Lindores Leslie, 9th Baronet

_.Lady Leslie, who died 30 August, 2013, was the widow of Capt Sir (Henry John) Lindores Leslie, 9th Baronet (Bt, NS, 1625). Her home for many years was at Otten Hall, Belchamp Otten, Sudbury, Suffolk. She was the former Colette Kathleen Cregan, daughter of Dr George Theodore Cregan, MC, Croix de Guerre, of Sloane St, SW1, and married Sir Lindores Leslie in 1950. There was a daughter of the marriage, Elizabeth, wife of Sir Richard Hyde Parker, 12th Bt, of Melford Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk. Since her husband's demise, 21 June, 1967, the baronetcy has been dormant. Funeral at St Ethelbert & All Saints' Church, Belchamp Otten, 10 Sept. -=-

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Hugh Bernard Edward van Cutsem 1941-2013

_. Hugh Bernard Edward van Cutsem, who died 2 September, 2013, aged 72, was a conservationist, countryman, horse-breeder and confidant of the Prince of Wales. He was born 21 July, 1941, son of Bernard Richard van Cutsem (1916-1976), scion of a landed gentry family, by his wife the former Mary Compton (b 1919), descended from the Marquesses of Northampton; educated at Ampleforth; career:-->served in the Life Guards, investment manager with Hambro's; for some years he had the lease on Anmer Hall, on the Queen's Sandringham estate &c. Married 1971, Jonkvrouve Emilie Elise Christine van Ufford, by whom he had four sons, (i) Edward (b 1973), godson of the Prince of Wales, married to Lady Tamara Grosvenor, dau of the Duke of Westminster; (ii) Hugh (born 1974), married to Rose Astor; (iii) Nicholas (b 1977), married to Alice Hadden-Paton; (iv) William (b 1979), married to Rosie Ruck Keene. -=-

Cash/Cathcart engagement

The engagement was announced 3 September, 2013, between William R.P. Cash, son of Mr William Nigel Paul (Bill) Cash, MP, (b 10 May, 1940), of Upton Cressett, Shropshire, by his wife the former Bridget Mary Lee, & the Lady Laura Rosemary Cathcart (born 11 June, 1984), only daughter of Charles Alan Andrew Cathcart, 7th Earl Cathcart (b 30 Nov, 1952) (Peerage of the UK, cr 1814), of Gateley, Norfolk, and the Countess Cathcart (the former Vivien Clare Skinner). -=-

Kenilworth/Barchard marriage

.The marriage has taken place at St Nicholas Church, near Kenilworth Castle, between John Randle Siddeley, 4th Baron Kenilworth (Peerage of the UK, cr 1937)(born 16 June, 1954), son of the late 3rd Baron Kenilworth (1924-81), by his wife the former Jacqueline Paulette Gelpi, & Catherine Barchard (b Canada, circa 1976). It is Lord Kenilworth's third marriage. His bride, from Montreal, works for the charity, One Drop). Lord Kenilworth's son and heir, the Hon William Siddeley (b 24 Jan 1992), was best man. -=-

Richardson/Hamilton-Smith engagement

_.The engagement was announced 3 September, 2013, between Mr Thomas D. Richardson, son of Mr & Mrs Adrian Richardson, of Pembrokeshire, and the Hon Kirsten Antonia Hamilton-Smith (b 17 January, 1981), daughter of the 3rd Baron Colwyn, CBE (b 1 Jan, 1942) (Peerage of the UK, cr 1917), of Berkshire, by his second wife, the former Nicola Jean Tyers. -=-

Monday, September 02, 2013

Sir David Paradine Frost, OBE 1939-2013

Sir David Paradine Frost, OBE, English journalist, comedian, writer, media personality and daytime TV game show host, died 31 August, 2013. He was 74. David Frost was born at Tenterden, Kent, 7 Apr, 1939, son of the Rev. W.J. Paradine Frost, by his wife Mona; educated Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge; married 1981 (div 1982) actress Lynne Frederick (1954-94), widow of the actor Peter Sellers; married 2ndly, 19 March, 1983, the Lady Carina Mary Gabriel Fitzalan Howard (b 20 Feb, 1952), second daughter of the 17th Duke of Norfolk, KG, by whom he had three sons, Miles, Wilfred and George. -=-

Isobel Mary Rothwell Dunnington-Jefferson (born 2013)

_. Joanna Dunnington-Jefferson (nee Lee), wife of John Alexander Dunnington-Jefferson (born 1980), scion of the Dunnington-Jefferson Baronets (Bt, UK, cr 1958), gave birth to a daughter, Isobel Mary Rothwell, 1 Aug, 2013. John is the son and heir of Sir Mervyn Stewart Dunnington-Jefferson, 2nd Baronet (b 5 Aug 1943), of Wandworth, London, by his wife the former Caroline Anna Bayley, and Joanna is the daughter of Mr & Mrs James Lee, of Normanton, Nottinghamshire. -==-

Emily Rosalind Lowry Conolly-Carew (born 2013)

_. Sarah F. Maitland-Carew (nee Ball) wife of Edward Ian Conolly Maitland-Carew (b 1976), scion of the Barons Carew (Cr Ire, 1834), gave birth to a daughter, Emily Rosalind Lowry, 20 August, 2013. Edward is the elder son of the Hon Gerald Maitland-Carew, of Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, Berwickshire, by his wife the former Rosalind Averil Speke, and Sarah is the elder daughter of Colonel and Mrs Michael Ball, of Wootton, Kent. -==-