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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Flora Alexandra Eloise Llewellyn [b 2017]

_. Natalie Llewellyn [nee Palys, born 1981]. wife of Harry Owen Llewellyn [b 1982], descended from the Barlow baronets [Bt, cr, UK 1902], gave birth to a daughter, Flora Alexandra Eloise, 25 January, 2017.

Harry Llewellyn is the elder son of Mr Martin Llewellyn, of East Pennard, Someset, by his wife Ms Maat Barlow, of Kensington [Maria-Theresa Barlow, b 1953], and Natalie is a daughter of Rrichard G. Palys by his wife the former Scarlett von Havan.


Friday, February 17, 2017

Jean Elizabeth Scrope [d 2017]

_.Jean Elizabeth Scrope [nee Kingston], who died 14 February, 2017, aged 88, was the widow of Lieut-Col. Geoffrey Thomas More Scrope, late the Green Howards, scion of that ancient landed dynasty.

The funeral is at St Gregory's Church, Crakehall, Bedale, North Yorkshire, 28 February, 2017.


Richard Malcolm Bromey-Davenport [1947-2017]

_. Richard Malcolm Bromley-Davenport, who died 11 February, 2017, aged 69, was a scion of that landed gentry family.

He was born 15 Apr, 1947, son of Richard Anthony Bromley Davenport [b 1910, d] by his wife the former Margaret McNaughten Rorty. Educ at Eton.

Funeral at Poole Crematorium, 6 March, 2017.


Atticus Bamford (born 2017)

_.Leonora G. Bamford (née Pearl), wife of the Hon George H. Bamford, gave birth to a son, Atticus, 9 February, 2017, a brother for Caspian George Anthony, who was b 13 January, 2010.
The Hon George Bamford is the younger son of Anthony Paul Bamford, Baron Bamford [Life peer] (b 23 Oct 1945), Chairman and Managing Director, J.C. Bamford Group since 1975, of Daylesford, Moreron-in-the-Marsh, Gloucestershire, by his wife, the former Carole Gray Whitt, & Leonora is a daughter of Mr and Mrs David Pearl, of Ballyneale House, Ballingarry, County Limerick.

Sir Giles Hampden Montagu-Pollock, 5th Baronet [1928-2017]

-. Sir Giles Montagu-Pollock, 5th Baronet, died 4 February, 2017. He was 88.

Giles Hampden Montagu-Pollock was born 19 Oct, 1928 "after an idyllic childhood in Norway his family were taken to Germany as diplomatic prisoners in 1940. They were released in 1942 and Giles was sent straight to Eton. During his career he was at de Havilland at the dawn of the jet age. In advertising at J. Walter Thompson...."

He was the son of Sir George Montagu-Pollock, 4th Bt [1900-85], by his wife the former Karen-Sofie Dedekam, only child of Hans Ludvig Dedekam, of Oslo; married 13 June, 1963, Caroline Veronica, yr dau of Richard Francis Russell, bu whom he had issue, a son Guy, and a daughter, Sophie.

The baronetcy now passes to his only son, Guy Maximilian, who was born 27 Aug, 1966.

The funeral takes place at Mortlake Crematorium, 7 March, 2017.


Thursday, February 16, 2017

Simon Pery-Knox-Gore [1937-2017]

_. Simon Pery-Knox-Gore, who died 7 February, 2017, aged 79, was a scion of the Earls of Limerick [Earl, Peerage of Ireland, cr 1803].

He was born in 1937, son of Maj Edmond Pery-Knox-Gore [1904-65], by his first wife, the former Gundrede Mary Wynne [descended from the Barons Killanin]; married 1961, Moira [deceased], daughter of Thomas Egan, of Sevenoaks, Kent, by whom he had issue.

Private family cremation followed by a memorial service at St John's Church, Bridgetown, Totnes, Devon, 3 March, 2017.


Jasper William David Mitchell-Innes [b 2017]

_. Charlotte Mitchell-Innes [nee Groves], wife of Peter Mitchell-Innes, scion of that Scots landed family, gave birth to a son, Jasper William David, in London, 8 February, 2017.


Elliot/Bjorkstrom engagement

_. The engagement was announced 16 February, 2017, between the Hon Michael Timothy Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound [b 1987], third son of the 7th Earl of Minto [Peerage of the UK, cr 1813] by his wife the former Diana Barbara Trafford, & Miss Emma Bjorkstrom, daughter of Mr Malte Bjorkstrom & Mrs Gerd Larsson-Lundgren, of Ostersund, Sweden.


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Son for singer Bo Bruce

_. The Lady Catherine Anna Binns [nee Brudenell-Bruce, b 1984], wife of Henry D. Binns, and scion of the Marquesses of Ailesbury, has given birth to a son, February, 2017.
Lady Catherine is the singer Bo Bruce, daughter of David Michael James Brudenell-Bruce, styled Earl of Cardigan (b 12 Nov, 1952), by his late wife the former Rosamond Jane Winkley, and granddaughter of the 8th Marquess of Ailesbury (b 31 Mar 1926).


Michael Sean O'Dare Rainey [1941-2017]

_. Michael Sean O'Dare Rainey, who died 29 January, 2017, aged 76, was a British fashion designer who dressed the Beatles and Rolling Stones.

He was born 21 January, 1941, son of Maj Sean Rainey, Seaforth Highlanders, by his wife the former Joyce Marion Wallace [who later married the 5th Baron Wrottesley]; Educ at Eton; married firstly, 1966 [div 1984], the Hon Jane Teresa Denyse Ormsby-Gore [b 1942], dau of the 5th Baron Harlech; married secondly, 2001, Monica Andrada-Vanderwilde Borrajo. He leaves four children from his first marriage, and two daughters from his second marriage, and a son, the film-maker Errol Rainey, from a relationship with Hermione Lyons.


Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Hon David Julian Wedgwood Benn [1928-2017]

_. The Hon David Julian Wedgwood Benn, who died 2 February, 2017, aged 88, was a writer and broadcaster, a scion of the Viscounts Stansgate [Visc UK, cr 1942], younger brother of firebrand Labour MP Tony Benn.

He was born 28 Dec, 1928, third son of the 1st Viscount Stansgate [1877-1960], by his wife the former Margaret Eadie Holmes; married 28 Dec, 1959, June Mary Barraclough [deceased] , elder daughter of Ernest Charles Barraclough, of Lightcliffe, Halifax, West Yorkshire, by whom he had issue.

Funeral at All Saints' Church, Blackheath, London, 27 Feb, 2017.


Monday, February 13, 2017

Baroness Robert Rothschild [1925-2017]

_. Baroness Rothschild, who has died 3 February, 2017, aged 91, was a scion of the Barons Dunsany [Baron, Peerage of Ireland, cr 1439].

She was the former Mary Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax, born in 1925, daughter of Admiral the Hon Sir Reginald Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax,  KCB, DSO [1880-1967], by his wife the former Kathleen Chalmers [d 1980]; married firstly, 1948, Robert Gustaf Percy Hollond; married 2ndly ______, Baron Robert Rothschild.

She leaves issue from her first marriage.

A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at St James's Church, Piccadilly, Tues 18 Apr, 2017.


Lt-Col John Kendal Plunket Coghill, OBE [1929-2017]

_. Lieutenant-Col. John Kendal Plunket Coghill, OBE, who died 4 February, 2017, aged 87, was a scion of the Coghill baronets [Bt cr GB 1778].

He was born in 1929, son of Joscelyn Kendal Bushe Coghill [1893-1959]  by his wife the former Maud Evelyn Filder; educ at Sherborne,; late Lt-Col RAOC; cr OBE [civil]  1990; married 1951, Diana Mary, dau of Frederick Charles Callen, by whom he had issue, three daughters.


Saturday, February 11, 2017

Hoare/Yusuf-George engagement

_. The engagement was announced 11 February, 2017, between Rollo Lupton Hoare [b 1987], scion of that landed family, son of the late Michael Rollo Hoare [1944-2001], of Dogmersfield, Hampshire, by his former second wife the former Caroline J. Abele [Mrs Caroline Hoare, of Chelsea], & Hannah Venetia Yusuf-George, daughter of Mr Evan George and Ms Denise Yusuf, of Streatham, London.


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.


Preston/Madeley engagement

_.The engagement was announced 11 February, 2017, between Hugh Simon Preston [b 1987], elder son of Mr Mark Preston, of Lambourn, Berkshire, by his wife the former Hon Caroline Anne Cecil [b 1960], (now Hon Mrs Caroline Preston, of Chisbury, Wilts), scion of the Barons Rockley, & Victoria Christabel M. Madeley [b 1990], elder daughter of Mr Richard Madeley, of Checkendon, Oxfordshire, & Mrs Madeley [nee Maytag].

Hugh Preston is a grandson of the 3rd Baron Rockley.


Alexander Arthur Charles Fraser [b 2017]

_. Charlotte Fraser [nee Stephenson], wife of the Hon William Gordon Fraser [b 1976], scion of the Barons Strathalmond, gave birth to a son, Alexander Arthur Charles, 7 January, 2017, a brother for Flora & Harry.

The Hon William Fraser is the son and heir of the 3rd Baron Strathalmond [b 1947].

Mrs Fraser is a dau of Dr & Mrs Ralph Stephenson, of Gloucestershire.


Thomas Somerled Chamberlayne-Macdonald [1969-2017]

_. Thomas Somerled Chamberlayne-Macdonald died 4 February, 2017. He was 47. He was a scion of the Bosville Macdonald baronets [cr 1625].

He was born 24 Nov, 1969, a son of the late Maj Nigel Chamberlayne-Macdonald, CVO, OBE, late the Scots Guards, of Cranbury Park, near Winchester, by his wife the former Penelope Chamberlayne; married 8 Apr 2006, Irene, daughter of the late Mr Stylianos Goulimis, and Mrs Ionna Goulimis, of Toronto.

Thomas's surviving sibling, a sister is Diana, the Countess of Lindsay [b 12 Sept, 1961]. A sister, Frances, born in 1965, died in 1985, and a brother, Alexander, born in 1959 died in 2015.

The funeral is at St Matthews Church, Otterbourne, near Winchester, Monday 20 Feb, 2017.


Charles Hector Maitland-Makgill-Crichton [b 2017]

_. Alexandra Maitland-Makgill-Crichton [nee Marr], wife of David Maitland-Makgill-Crichton, scion of the Earls of Lauderdale, gave birth to a son, Charles Hector, 4 January, 2017.