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Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Sonja Baroness Hollenden c1919-2014

_. Sonja, Baroness Hollenden, who died 24 June, 2014, aged 95, was the widow of Gordon Hope-Morley, 3rd Baron Hollenden (1914-99) (Peerage of the UK, cr 1912).

She was the former Sonja Sundt, daughter of Thorlf Sundt, of Bergen, Norway, and married Gordon Hope-Morley, 27 Oct, 1945. Her husband succeeded as 3rd Baron on the death of his uncle in Oct 1977, and he died 12 April, 1999. The couple had three sons, Ian,now 4th holder of the barony, Robin (deceased) and Andrew.

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