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Saturday, February 11, 2017

Lady Katharine Mary Veronica Farrell [1922-2017]

_. The Lady Katharine Farrell, who died 7 February, 2017, aged 94, was a scion of the Marquesses of Anglesey, a twin sister of the 7th Marquess. Lady Katharine was a close friend of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother [see Diaries & Letters of the Queen Mother by Wm Shawcross].

She was born Lady Katharine Mary Veronica Paget, 8 Oct 1922, a daughter [twin] of the 6th Marquess of Anglesey, GCVO [1885-1947] by his wife the former Lady Victoria Marjorie Harriet Manners [d 1946], daughter of the 8th Duke of Rutland; married (1) 1941 [div 1948] Lt-Col Jocelyn Eustace Gurney, DSO, MC, late the Welsh Guards [d 1973] son of Sir Eustace Gurney; married (2) 1949, Maj Charles Farrell, MC [1919-2015], Scots Guards; and had issue from both marriages.

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