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Thursday, February 02, 2017

Major Sir Fergus Matheson of Matheson, 7th Baronet

_. Major Sir Fergus Matheson of Matheson, 7th Baronet, Chief of the Clan Matheson, died 27 January, 2017. He was 89.

Fergus John Matheson was born 22 Feb, 1927, and succeeded his brother, Maj Sir Torquhil Matheson, 6th Bt, in 1993.

Educated at Eton; Major, Coldstream Guards 1945-64, a Member of HM Body Guard of the Hon Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, &c. He married in 1952, the Hon Jean Elizabeth Mary Willoughby, dau of the 11th Baron Middleton, KG, by whom he had issue.

Sir Fergus is succeeded in the baronetcy [Bt, UK, cr 1882] by his son, Alexander Fergus Matheson of Matheson, Yr of Matheson {who was b 26 Aug, 1954].

A Memorial Service takes place at the Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, 15 May, 2017.

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