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Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Nicholas Mark von Schoenberg

The Hon Lucy von Schoenberg (nee Carlisle) wife since 1994 of Angus W.W.P. von Schoenberg, gave birth to a son, Nicholas Mark, 19 August, 2006, a brother for Alexandra and Emma.
Angus is the yr son of Baron and Baroness Witold Schoenberg, and Lucy is a dau of Baron and Baroness Carlisle of Bucklow.
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Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Lady Skipwith, wife of 12th Baronet

Lady Skipwith, who died 23 August, 2006, at Calgary, Canada, aged 64, was the second wife of Sir Patrick D'Estoteville Skipwith, 12th Baronet. She was Ashkhain, daughter of Bedros Atikhan, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and married Sir Patrick in 1972.

Source: Daily Telegraph 29 Aug 2006

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Clementine Grace Hogg

Anna Lucy Hogg (nee Clementi, b. 1976), wife of James W. Hogg, gave birth to a daughter, Clementine Grace, 26 August, 2006.James is the elder son of Mr and Mrs William Hogg, of Leighterton, Gloucestershire, and Anna is a daughter of Sir David Cecil Clementi, Kt (b. 1949) and Lady Clementi, of Wimbledon, London. Anna's maternal grandfather, Air Vice-Marshal Cresswell Montagu Clementi, CB, CBE, who d. 1981, married in 1940, Susan (b. 1918), dau of Sir Edward Henry Pelham, KCB (1876-1949), scion of the Earls of Chichester, by his wife, the Hon Irene Lubbock, of the Barons Avebury. Anna's great-great-grandfather was the Rt Rev the Hon John Thomas Pelham, DD, Bishop of Norwich, fourth son of the 2nd Earl of Chichester. The 2nd Earl of Chichester married Lady Mary Henrietta Juliana Osborne, dau of the 5th Duke of Leeds.
Source: Daily Telegraph 29 Aug 2006
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Monday, August 28, 2006

Crawford/Walker engagement

The engagement was announced 23 August 2006 between Alexander William Euing Crawford (b. 1967), son of Capt. David Dundas Euing Crawford, of Cupar, Fife, by his wife the former Lady Susanna Montgomerie (b. 1941), & Mrs Nicola C.M. Diamond, daughter of Mr Robert Walker, of St Margaret's Bay, Kent, and Mrs Simon Jeffrey, of Bath. Alexander Crawford is a grandson maternally of the 17th Earl of Eglinton & Winton (1914-66).

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Colonel Granville Richard Chetwynd-Stapylton (1909-2006)

Colonel Granville Richard Chetwynd-Stapylton, who died 19 August 2006, at Brockhampton Court, Herefordshire, aged 96, was a scion of the Viscounts Chetwynd (Ireland, 1717). He was b. in 1909, son of Maj. Granville Joseph Chetwynd-Stapylton (b. 1871; killed in action 1914), by his wifeElizabeth Grace Lethbridge (who d. 1930); educated Charterhouse; Lieutenant-Colonel (retired), Somerset Light Infantry; married 1934, Emma Young, by whom he had issue. His funeral takes place in Herefordshire, 6 Sept, 2006.

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Katherine Iris Procope

Alice Emily Rose Procopé (nee Horton, b. 1978), scion of the Viscounts Ingleby, & wife of Robert H.Procopé gave birth to a daughter, Katherine Iris, 18 August, 2006. Robert is the elder son of the late Mr Fredrik Procope and Mrs Procope, of North Yorkshire, and Alice is the elder daughter of (Gavin) Tobias Alexnader Winterbottom Horton (formerly Winterbottom), also of North Yorkshire, by his wife the former Hon. Fiona Catherine Peake (b. 1955), eldest daughter of the 2nd Viscount Ingleby (b. 1926) by his 1st wife the late Susan Landale...

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Paget/Pleydell-Bouverie marriage

The marriage took place at Richmond upon Thames, 19 August 2006, between (Anthony) Berkeley Paget (b. 1946), scion of the Marquesses of Anglesey, son of the late Edward Catesby Paget (1903-63), by his wife Sibyl Gladys Rodney Duff (now Mrs Sibyl Williamson), & the Lady Belinda Pleydell-Bouverie (b. 1966), daughter of the 8th Earl of Radnor (b. 1927), of Longford Castle, Salisbury, by his 2nd wife, the former Margaret Fleming. It is Berkeley Paget's 3rd marriage.

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Maj. John Cecil Graham Moon (1919-2006)

Major John Cecil Graham Moon, late the 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars, scion of the Moon Baronets (cr. 1855), died 17 August 2006. He was 86. He was b. 1919, son of the Rev. Cecil Graham Moon (1867-1948), by his wife Mary Andalusia Hankey, and was a grandson of the 2nd Bt. He married 1952, Susan Mary Milburn, daughter of Edward Reed, and leaves issue, (i) Belninda (b. 1954) who m. 1977, Marek Kwiatkowski (descended from the Earls of Dartmouth), and (ii) Amanda (b. 1958), and (iii) Philippa (b. 1959). A Thanksgiving Service took place at Corbridge, 24 Aug 2006.

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McNally/Pyke engagement

The engagement was announced 17 August 2006, between Sean P.McNally, son of Patrick McNally, of Sevenhampton, Wilts, and the late Mrs Anne McNally (nee Downing), & Linda C. Pyke, daughter of Mr & Mrs Peter Pyke, of Pretoria, South Africa.

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Joshua Dougal Callum Hamilton-Smith

Louise Hamilton-Smith (nee Barney), wife of the Hon. Craig Peter Hamilton-Smith (b. 1968), only son and heir of the 3rd Baron Colwyn, gave birth to a son, Joshua Dougal Callum, 1 August, 2006.

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Tatiana Rosemary Spencer-Nairn

Emma J.R. Spencer-Nairn (nee Handley), wife of Andrew George (Hamish) Spencer-Nairn (b. 1969), scion of the Spencer-Nairn Baronets, gave birth to a daughter, Tatiana Rosemary, 6 July, 2006. Hamish is the yr son of Sir Robert Spencer-Nairn, 3rd Bt.

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Barton/McLaren engagement

The engagement was announced 16 August 2006 between James E.S. Barton, son of Christopher Barton, of Compton Pauncefoot, Somerset, and Mrs Leslie Kaye, of Allesley, Warwickshire, & Lara Jane Christabel McLaren (b. 1976), scion of the Barons Aberconway, only daughter of the Hon. Christyopher Melville McLaren (b. 1934), of London, by his wife the former Jane Elizabeth Barrie.

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Lady India May Gordon

Sophia Gordon, styled Countess of Aboyne, wife of Alistair Granville Gordon, styled Earl of Aboyne, (b. 26 July, 1973), son & heir of the 13th Marquis of Huntly (Premier Marquess of Scotland), gave birth to a daughter, India May, 8 Aug 2006.
Lady Aboyne is the former Sophia Cunningham, daughter of Mr and Mrs Michael Cunningham, of Denbighshire.

Source Daily Telegraph 19 Aug 2006

Isla May Tennant

Emma Virginia Tennant, (nee Bridgeman, of the Earls of Bradford, b. 1969) wife since 2000 of Edward Tobias Tennant, (b. 1967), gave birth to a daughter, Isla May, 8 August, 2006, a sister for (son) Tennant, b. 7 Sept, 2001, and for Georgia Rose, b. 9 July, 2003. Edward Tennant is son of the Hon Tobias Tennant, half-brother of the 3rd Baron Glenconner, by his wife the former Lady Emma Cavendish, and is a grandson of 11th Duke of Devonshire, KG.

Source: Daily Telegraph 17 Aug 2006
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Arthur Wyndham Myddelton

Emma Myddelton (nee Brooks) wife of Guy Charles Myddelton (b. 1966, descended from the Marquesses of Lansdowne) gave birth to a third son, Arthur Wyndham, 30 July, 2006, a brother for Edward Arthur George, b. 11 Jan 1999, and Harry (b.?).

Source: Daily Telegraph 8 August, 2006...

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3rd Baron Kilbracken (1920-2006)

The 3rd Baron Kilbracken, DSC, died 14 August, 2006. He was 85. John Raymond Godley was b. 17 Oct 1920, son of the 2nd peer (1877-1950), by his 1st wife Elizabeth Helen Monteith Hamilton, & was educated at Eton and Balliol College Oxford (BA and MA 1948); author and journalist and farmer; married (i) 1943 (div 1949), Penelope Anne, daughter of Rear-Admiral Sir Cecil Nugent Reyne, KBE; (ii) 1981 (div 1989), Susan Lee, daughter of Norman Heazlewood, of Melbourne, Australia; and leaves issue from both marriages; the peerage (UK 1909) devolves upon his lordship's eldest son, Christopher John Godley, b. 1 Jan, 1945.

Source: Daily Telegraph 15 Aug 2006
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SirCharles Marcus Mander, 3rd Baronet

Sir Charles Marcus Mander, 3rd Baronet, died on the Isle of Wight, 9 August, 2006, at the age of 84. He was b. 22 Sept, 1921, son of Sir Charles Mander, 2nd Bt (d. 1951); & was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge; Captain, Coldstream Guards; High Sheriff of Staffordshire 1962-3; married 1945, Maria Dolores Beatrice, daughter of Alfred Edmund Brodermann; by whom he had issue; succeeded by his son (Charles) Nicholas, b. 23 Mar 1950.

Source: Daily Telegraph 15 Aug 2006
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Hollington/Bagot engagement

The engagement was announced 14 August 2006 between James P. Hollington, son of Mr & Mrs Simon Hollington, of Taunton, Somerset, and Laura Elizabeth Bagot (b. 1979), younger daughter of Charles Henry (Hal) Bagot (b. 1946), of Levens Hall, Cumbria, by his wife Susan Elizabeth Ross. Laura is a granddaughter paternally of Oliver Robin Bagot, [1914-2000], of Levens Hall, who had been born surnamed Gaskell, of a landed family, in 1914, son of Henry Melville Gaskell, JP, and his wife, Dorothy Bagot, scion of the Barons Bagot. He assumed, by Royal Licence, the surname of Bagot in lieu of his patronymic, in 1936.

Source: The TIMES 14 Aug 2006
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Dorothea Viscountess Kelburn

Dorothea Viscountess Kelburn, who died 10 August, 2006, aged 92, was a former wife of Rear-Admiral Viscount Kelburn (afterwards 9th Earl of Glasgow, CB, DSC 1910-1984), and was mother of 10th Earl of Glasgow. She was Dorothea, daughter of Col. Sir Archibald Moir Park Lyle, 2nd Baronet, MC; and married Lord Kelburn, as his 1st wife, in 1937 (divorced 1962). The funeral is to be held at Dunkeld, 21 Aug 2006

Source: The Times 12 Aug 2006
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Camilla Gregory-Hood (1949-2006)

Camilla Gregory-Hood (nee Bethell) who died 10 August, 2006, was a scion of the BLG family of Bethell of Rise Park, Nr Hull, and a granddaughter maternally of the 7th Earl of Radnor, KG. She was b. 1946, daughter of Richard Anthony Bethell (d. 1996), sometime Lord Lieutenant of Humberside, by his wife Lady Jane Pleydell-Bouverie (1923-2006); married 1966, Peter Charles Freeman Gregory-Hood, scion of the Viscounts Hood, by whom she had issue. Her mother died on 21 July. The funeral is at St Nicholas Church, Loxley, 18 Aug 2006

Source: Daily Telegraph 12 Aug 2006
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Tabitha Maude Fothergill

Joanna Fothergill (nee McGinn) wife of Alexander Verney Edmund Fothergill, (b. 1967), scion of the Barons Braye, gave birth to a daughter, Tabitha Maude, 3 Aug 2006, a sister for Tilly, Kit and Delphi. Alexander Fothergill is the younger son of Cdr Christopher Henry Fothergill, RN, descended from the Earls of Radnor, by his wife Linda Kathleen Cecilia (b. 1930), a co-heiress (with her unmarried sister b. 1934) to the Barony of Braye (created 1529). Joanna F. Fothergill is the only daughter of Mr & Mrs Francis McGinn, of Beaulieu, Hampshire.

Source: Daily Telegraph 10 Aug 2006
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Hon David Muir Galloway Galbraith (1928-2006)

The Hon. David Muir Galloway Galbraith, who died 12 August, 2006, aged 78, was a son of the 1st Baron Strathclyde, PC (1891-1985), by his wife the former Ida Jean Galloway; b. 1928; educated at Wellington and the RAC Cirencester; married 1967, Marion Bingham, dau of Maj. Bruce Bingham Kennedy, by whom he had issue. The funeral is at Stair Church, 16 Aug 2006

Source: Daily Telegraph 15 Aug 2006
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Georgia Lucy Alice Montagu Douglas Scott

Lady Damian Montagu Douglas Scott, wife of Lord Damian Torquil Francis Charles Montagu Douglas Scott, youngest son of the 9th Duke of Buccleuch & (11th) of Queensberry, KT, gave birth to a daughter, Georgia Lucy Alice, 11 August, 2006, a sister for Alexander Edward James, who was b. 13 February, 2002.
Lord Damian married at Geddington, 21 April, 2001, Elizabeth, daughter of Mr & Mrs Simon Powis.

Source: Daily Telegraph 15 Aug 2006
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Octavia Rose Benson

Camilla Rose Benson (nee Scott), wife of Charles D'Arcy Benson (b. 1976), gave birth to a daughter, Octavia Rose, 2 August, 2006. Charles is the son of the Hon Michael D'Arcy Benson (b. 1943), and Rev Rachel Benson, of Westow, North Yorkshire, and Camilla is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Michael Scott, of Lamington, Lanarkshire.
Charles Benson is a grandson of the late life peer Baron Benson, GBE.

Source: Daily Telegraph 9 Aug 2006

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Jack Charles Villiers Duff Gordon

Araminta Duff Gordon, wife of Cosmo Duff Gordon, gave birth to a son, Jack Charles Villiers, 2 Aug 2006, at Cape Town.

Source: Daily Telegraph 9 Aug 2006

Purdey Fleetwood Fuller

Sara G. Fleetwood Fuller (nee Davidson), wife of William Gerard Fleetwood Fuller, [b. 1968], scion of the Fuller Baronets, gave birth to a daughter, Purdey Fleetwood Fuller, 5 June 2006, at Sydney, Australia. William is the only son of Mr Anthony Gerard Fleetwood Fuller, CBE, & Mrs Fuller [formerly Julia Mary Cooper-Key], of Little Chalfield, Wiltshire, and Sara is the elder daughter of Mr and Mrs Viv Davidson, of Perth, Western Australia. William Fuller is a grandson paternally of Major Sir [John] Gerard Fleetwood Fuller, 2nd Baronet, & a kinsman of the late Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, via his Pratt, Nevill, Streatfeild, and Smith descent.

Source: Daily Telegraph 9 Aug 2006

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Eleanor Grace Hill-Wood

Mandy J. Hill-Wood, wife of Edward Charles Hill-Wood (b. 1974), scion of the Hill-Wood Baronets, gave birth to a daughter Eleanor Grace, 28 July 2006. Edward is the second son of the late Sir David Basil Hill-Wood, 3rd Baronet (1926-2002), and Jennifer, Lady Hill-Wood, of Farley Hill, Berkshire & Mandy is the daughter of Major Cornel O'Hara, and Mrs Heather O'Hara, of Hampshire.

Source: Daily Telegraph 9 Aug 2006

Willa Endellion Madel

The Lady Victoria Clare Madel (nee Dundas, b. 1973), wife of Christopher William Madel (b. 1977), gave birth to a daughter, Willa Endellion, 4 August, 2006. Christopher is the only son of Sir (William) David Madel, Kt (b. 1938), of Middleton, Suffolk, by his wife the former Susan Catherine Carew (b. 1944) (scion of the Barons Carew), & Lady Victoria is the younger daughter of the 4th Marquess of Zetland and the Marchioness of Zetland, of Richmond, North Yorkshire.
Christopher Madel's father was Conservative MP for South Bedfordshire, 1970-83, and for Bedfordshire South West, 1983-2001, and was PPS to the Rt Hon Sir Edward Heath, KG, MBE, PC, MP, 1991-97, and was knighted in 1994. Lady Madel is a daughter of Lt-Cdr the Hon Peter Cuthbert Carew, RN (1908-80), (youngest son of the 2nd Baron Carew). Peter Carew's wife was the former Barbara Leigh-Bennett (descended from the Price Baronets, cr. 1815) ...

Source: Daily Telegraph 9 Aug 2006

Lord Hyde/Byonie Leask engagement

The engagement was announced 9 August, 2006, between George Edward Laurence Hyde Villiers, styled Lord Hyde (b. 12 Feb, 1976), son and heir of the 7th Earl of Clarendon (b. 1933), of Swanmore, Hampshire, by his wife the former Jane Diana Dawson, & Bryonie V.L. Leask, daughter of Major-General Anthony de Camborne Lowther Leask, CB, CBE (b. 4 Jan 1943), of Stibb Green Burbage, Wilts, by his wife the former Heather Catherine Moir, and granddaughter of Lt-Gen Sir Henry Lowther Ewart Clark Leask, KCB, DSO, OBE (b. 30 June 1913) sometime GOC Scotland and Governor of Edinburgh Castle.

Source: Daily Telegraph 9 Aug 2006
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Sir Henry Arthur Dalrymple-White, 2nd Baronet (1917-2006)

Sir Henry Arthur Dalrymple-White, 2nd Baronet (cr. 1926), died at Nairobi, 30 June, 2006. He was b. 5 Nov 1917, son of Lt-Col Sir Godfrey Dalrymple-White, 1st Bart, by his wife the former Hon Catherine Mary Cary, daughter of the 12th Viscount Falkland; educated at Eton and Magdalene College, Cambridge; was Wing Commander in RAFVR, served in WW2; DFC 1941, and Bar 1942; he married Mary Thomas in 1948 (Div 1956), by whom he had one son, Jan Hew Dalrymple-White, b. 26 Nov, 1950.

Source: Daily Telegraph 8 Aug 2006
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Sir Henry Arthur Dalrymple-White, 2nd Baronet (1917-2006)

Sir Henry Arthur Dalrymple-White, 2nd Baronet (cr. 1926), died at Nairobi, 30 June, 2006. He was b. 5 Nov 1917, son of Lt-Col Sir Godfrey Dalrymple-White, 1st Bart, by his wife the former Hon Catherine Mary Cary, daughter of the 12th Viscount Falkland; educated at Eton and Magdalene College, Cambridge; was Wing Commander in RAFVR, served in WW2; DFC 1941, and Bar 1942; he married Mary Thomas in 1948 (Div 1956), by whom he had one son, Jan Hew Dalrymple-White, b. 26 Nov, 1950.

Source: Daily Telegraph 8 Aug 2006
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13th Baron Aylmer (1923-2006)

The 13th Baron Aylmer, retired solicitor, died at his home 2 August, 2006. He was 83. Michael Anthony Aylmer, 13th Baron (cr 1718) and Baronet (cr. 1662), was b. 27 Mar, 1923, son of Christopher Aylmer (d. 1955) and his wife the former Marjorie Barber (d. 1981). He succeeded to the peerage and baronetcy on the demise of his cousin, 1982. Married 1950, Countess Maddalena Sofia, daughter of Count Arbeno Attems, Aiello del Friuli, of Italy, by whom he had one son and one daughter; the titles now devolve upon his Lordship's son, (Anthony) Julian Aylmer, b. 10 Dec, 1951.

Source:Daily Telegraph 8 Aug 2006

4th Viscount Mersey (1934-2006)

The 4th Viscount Mersey, film director, died at his home, 5 August, 2006. He was 72 and had been suffering from cancer. Richard Maurice Clive Bigham was b. 8 July 1934, son of the 3rd Viscount, by his wife the (12th) Lady Nairne, a peeress in her own right; and was educated at
Eton & Balliol. He served in the Irish Guards, 1952-54. He succeeded to the Viscountcy (UK 1916) on the demise of his father, 2
Aug 1979, and succeeded his mother as 13th Lord Nairne (Scotland, 1681), 20 Oct 1995. The peerages now devolve upon his Lordship's son, Edward John Hallam Bigham, Master of Nairne, b. 23 May 1966.

Source: Daily Telegraph 9 Aug 2006


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Susan Hohler

Susan Hohler (nee Hood), who died 1 Aug 2006, at Gloucester, Virginia, was a scion of the Viscounts Hood (GB 1796).. She was b. 1917, as Eveline Suzanne Hood, daughter of the Hon. Neville Albert Hood, CMG, DSO, RGA (1872-1948), by his wife the former Eveline Mary Broad. She married in 1945, as his second wife, Henry Arthur Frederick Hohler, CMG, descended from the Viscounts Gort (cr. 1816 Ireland), by whom she had 2 daughters, Katherine and Mabel.

Source: Daily Telegraph 7 Aug 2006

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Winifred Lettice Glen-Coats

Winifred Lettice Glen-Coats, JP (Wilts), who died at East Knoyle, 4 Aug 2006, aged 77, was a scion of the Glen-Coats Baronets (cr 1894, Extinct 1954). She was b. 1929, yr daughter of Alexander Harold Glen-Coats (1883-1933), by his wife Elizabeth Miller Greenlees (and was a granddaughter of the 1st Bart).

Source: Daily Telegraph 8 Aug 2006


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Best-Shaw/Firth engagement

The engagement was announced 7 Aug 2006, between Hugh Edward Gerald Best-Shaw (b. 1975), scion of the Best-Shaw Baronets (cr. 1665), son of the late Stephen Bosanquet Best-Shaw (1935-2000) and Mrs Best-Shaw, of Boxley Abbey, Kent, & Alexandra M. Firth, daughter of Mr & Mrs Ian Firth, of Kirby Overblow, near Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

Source: The Times 7 Aug 2006

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Lethbridge/Fenwick engagement

The engagement was announced 7 Aug 2006, between Sir Thomas Periam Hector Noel Lethbridge, 7th Baronet (b. 17 July, 1950), and Mrs Anne Fenwick.

(Source: Daily Telegraph 7 Aug 2006)
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Jellicoe/Napier engagement

The engagement was announced 5 Aug 2006, between the Hon. John Philip Jellicoe (b. 1966), son of the 2nd Earl Jellicoe, KBE, DSO (b. 4 Apr 1918), of Tidcombe, Wiltshire, by his 2nd wife the former Philippa Dunne (of that BLG family), & Katharine L. Napier, daughter of Maj. Andrew Napier, of Syleham, Suffolk, and the late Mrs Napier.

Source: The Times 5 Aug 2006


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Courtauld/ratcliff marriage

The marriage took place 31 July 2006, between Samuel Courtauld, scion of that BLG family, and Mrs Amanda Ratcliff.

Source: The Times 7 Aug 2006

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Calvocoressi/Scott marriage

The marriage took place, 25 July 2006, in London, between Mr Peter Calvocoressi and Mrs Rachel Scott. No further details. Is he the Peter Calvocoressi who, in 1938, married the Hon Barbara Eden (1915-2005), daughter of the 6th Baron Henley?

Source: The Times 3 Aug 2006

Skipwith heir...

Anne Skipwith (nee Tolstoy-Miloslavsky) wife of Alexander Sebastian Grey D'Estoteville Skipwith (b. 9 Apr 1969), gave birth to a son, 30 July, 2006, in London.
Alexander is the son and heir of Sir Patrick Alexander D'estoteville Skipwith, 12th Baronet (b. 1 Sept 1938), of Donnery, France, by his 1st wife Gillian, Lady Skipwith, of Notting Hill, London, and Anne is the only daughter of the late Paul Tolstoy-Miloslavsky, of Paris, and Mrs Tolstoy-Miloslavsky.

Source: Daily Telegraph 26 Aug 2006
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Thursday, August 24, 2006

6th Baron Deramore

The 6th (and last) Baron Deramore, architect & writer of erotic fiction, died 20 August, 2006, at the age of 95. Richard Arthur de Yarburgh-Bateson was born 9 April, 1911, the younger son of the 4th Baron Deramore, by his wife nee Duncombe, scion of the Barons Feversham. The barony was created in 1885 for Sir Thomas Bateson, 2nd Bt, who had been MP for Londonderry, then Devizes, and had served for a few years as a junior minister in the Treasury. His childhood home was Heslington Hall, North Yorkshire (a builfing now part of York Univ), and he was educated at Harrow and St John's College, Cambridge. Graduating during the Depression, he went on to study for a diploma at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, then went into private practice as a chartered architect in London and Buckinghamshire and later Yorkshire. During the war he served as a pilot in the RAFVR, flying in a bomber squadron carrying out low-level reconnaissance missions over the Mediterranean.He returned to his architectural practice after WW2, working in London, Bucks and Yorks.He succeeded to the Deramore titles on the death of his elder brother, the 5th Baron Deramore, in 1964. He designed and built himself a house, a comfortable rather than stately pile, at Aislaby, near Pickering. He lost his seat in the H of L in Blair's so-called reform of the upper chamber in 1999. He married, in 1948, Janet Ware, who survives him with their daughter. The peerage becomes extinct.
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Thursday, August 03, 2006

Logan/Greenwell engagement

The engagement was announced in Aug 2006 between James Logan, younger son of David and Judith Logan, of Kemerton, Gloucestershire, and Belinda Clayre Greenwell (b. 1977), eldest daughter of Sir Edward Bernard Greenwell, 4th Baronet (b. 10 June, 1948), of Gedgrave Hall, Woodbridge, Suffolk, by his wife the former Sarah Louise Gore-Anley.

Source: The Times
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Mudie/Gilbart-Denham engagement

The engagement was announced in Aug 2006 between Oliver M. Mudie, son of Mr Michael Mudie, of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire and Mrs Ailsa Farrand, of Fordingbridge, Hampshire, and Sophie C. Gilbart-Denham (b. 1977), elder daughter of Lieutenant Colonel Sir Seymour Vivian Gilbart-Denham (b. 10 Oct 1939), of Bungay, Suffolk, sometime Crown Equerry, by his wife the former Patricia Caroline Brooking.
http://www.sophiegd.com/home.html

Sophie's paternal grandfather was Maj. Vivian Vandeleur (d. 1940), of Norway, who married Diana Mary Beaumont (d. 1983, later Mrs Gilbart-Denham).
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Source: The Times

Dowager Countess of Kintore

The Dowager Countess of Kintore died at Roxburghe House, 1 August, 2006. The Daily Telegraph announcement says she was known as "Plum". The late 13th Earl of Kintore (1939-2004) married in 1972, Mary, daughter of Squadron Leader Elisha Gaddis Plum, of Rumson, New Jersey, United States. Is Plum's mother-in-law, Delia Countess of Kintore, widow of the 12th Earl, still with us?

Source: Daily Telegraph: 03 Aug 2006
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Baby boy Vere Nicoll

Annabel Vere Nicoll (nee Ovenstone) wife of Alastair Vere Nicoll, gave birth to a son, 1 August, 2006, a brother for Lily, who was b. 12 January, 2005. Alastair C. Vere Nicoll is the son of Mr Kenneth Charles Vere Nicoll (b. 1942), of the landed family of Vere Nicoll, of Nun Upton, & Mrs Vere Nicoll, & Annabel is the daughter of Mr & Mrs Ian Ovenstone, of Constantia, Cape Town, South Africa. Alastair Vere Nicoll is a grandson of Lt-Col Henry Morison Vere Nicoll, DSO, OBE, who, in 1939, married Joan, daughter of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Madden, 1st Baronet, GCB, OM, GCVO; & is descended from a sister of the 6th & last Viscount Saye & Sele, &c.

Source: Daily Telegraph 2 Aug 2006

Connie Willow Gigi Ropner

Nina Ropner (nee Cooper) wife of Peter Gavin Malise Ropner (b. 1963), scionof the Ropner Baronets (cr. 1904), gave birth to a daughter, Connie Willow Gigi, 1 May, 2006, a sister for Lexi and Kit. Peter is a son of Mr (William Guy) David Ropner, and of Mrs Nigel Forbes Adam, of Byland Abbey, North Yorkshire, (see Adam Bt), & Nina is the youngest daughter of Air Commodore and Mrs Geoffery Strickland Cooper, of Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire.





Source: Daily Telegraph 3 Aug 2006
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Wednesday, August 02, 2006

James Ian Samuel Wass

Susannah Melanie Wass (nee McAlpine) (b. 1972), scion of the McAlpine Baronets (cr. 1918), and wife of Edward Wass, gave birth to a son, James Ian Samuel, 12 July, 2006, a brother for Sophie, who was b. 27 Nov, 2001, and for Isabelle, who was b. 10 July, 2003.

Source: Daily Telegraph 24 July, 2006

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Daisy Jane Tyrwhitt-Drake

Annabel Tyrwhitt-Drake (nee Miller), wife of Tom W.J. Tyrwhitt-Drake, scion of the BLG family of Tyrwhitt-Drake formerly of Shardeloes, gave birth to a daughter, Daisy Jane, 16 July, 2006. Tom is a son of William Tyrwhitt-Drake, of East Meon, Hampshire, and Mrs Sandy Macqueen, of Graffham, West Sussex, and Annabel is the younger daughter of the late David Miller and Mrs Jane Miller, of Cambridgeshire.

Source: Daily Telegraph 22 July, 2006

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Emilia Verena Field-Marsham

Betty Field-Marsham, wife of (Robert) Scott Field-Marsham (b. 1964) scion of the Earls of Romney, gave birth to a daughter, Emilia Verena, 17 July, 2006, a sister for Teo Robert, b. 9 April, 2002, and for Antonia Elisabeth, who was b. 30 January, 2004.

Source: The Times 22 July, 2006

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Charles Anthony Drake-Brockman

Jill Drake-Brockman (nee Lodge) wife of Anthony Drake-Brockman, of that BLG family, gave birth to a son, Charles Anthony, 25 July, 2006, a brother for Alice and Joshua.

Source: Daily Telegraph 29 July, 2006

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Baby boy Mathew

Judith Mathew (nee Stanley) wife since 2002 of Nicholas Mathew (b. 1976), gave birth to a daughter, 10 July, 2006. Mr Mathew is a son of Thomas Mathew by his wife Princess Olga Romanov.

Source: Daily Telegraph 12 July, 2006

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Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Leopold Finian Patrick MacDonnell

Camilla Joanna Isabella MacDonnell (b. 1966, nee Geddes) wife of Mark J. MacDonnell, and scion of the Barons Geddes, gave birth to a son, Leopold Finian Patrick, 21 July, 2006. Mark is the twin son of Dr and Mrs Patrick MacDonnell, of Schull, Co Cork, and Camilla is a daughter of the late Colonel the Hon Alexander Campbell Geddes (1910-72) of the Barons Geddes, by his second wife HSH Altgrafin Marie-Anne Helena Emanuela zu Salm-Reifferscheidt, Krautheim und Dyck (now Mrs Otto von Simson, of Chelsea, London).

Source: Daily Telegraph 28 July, 2006
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Neame/Hambro engagement

The engagement was announced 28 July, 2006, between Henry W.M. Neame, son of Mr & Mrs Timothy Neame, of Greywell, Hampshire, & Flora R. Hambro, scion of that BLG family, daughter of Rupert Nicholas Hambro (b. 27 June 1943), of London SW1, by his wife the former Mary Boyer.

Source: Daily Telegraph 28 July, 2006
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Harmsworth/Goudzinskaya engagement

The engagement was announced 29 July 2006 between the Hon. Timothy Thomas John Harmsworth (b. 6 April, 1979), youngest son of the 3rd Baron Harmsworth and Baroness Harmsworth, of Dorset, and Alla Goudzinskaya, daughter of Arkadiy Goudzinsky and Polina Gusarova, of Moscow, Russia.

Source: Daily Telegraph 29 July 2006
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Oliver William Chetwynd Habgood

Lisa Habgood, wife of the Hon. Adrian G.C. Habgood, gave birth to a son, Oliver William Chetwynd, 20 July, 2006, a half-brother for Thomas. Adrian is the younger son of the Right Rev the Baron Habgood (life peer) (b. 1927),who was 95th Archbishop of York (descended from the 4th Viscount Chetwynd), and Baroness Habgood (nee Rosalie Mary Anne Boston).

Source: The Times 25 July 2006

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Oliver William Chetwynd Habgood

Lisa Habgood, wife of the Hon. Adrian G.C. Habgood, gave birth to a son, Oliver William Chetwynd, 20 July, 2006, a half-brother for Thomas. Adrian is the younger son of the Right Rev the Baron Habgood (life peer) (b. 1927),who was 95th Archbishop of York (descended from the 4th Viscount Chetwynd), and Baroness Habgood (nee Rosalie Mary Anne Boston).

Source: The Times 25 July 2006

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Piers William Watson Cheyne

Piers William Watson Cheyne, who died 25 July, 2006, from cancer at the age of 41, was a scion of the Cheyne Baronets (cr. 1908). He was b. 1965, son of George Watson Cheyne (b. 1929)by his wife the former Alison Diana Muir Jones. Married 1994, Anne, eld dau of Jean-Louis Richard, of St Germain-en-Laye, France, by whom he had a son, Hugo, and a daughter, Clementine. The funeral is at Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Rd, London SW17, 3 Aug 2006.

Source: The Times 28 July 2006

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Alexander Innes

Jekaterina Innes of Edingight, wife of John Berowald Innes, younger of Edingight (b. 1965), gave birth to a son, Alexander, at Tallinn, 22 July, 2006. John Innes is a scion of the Innes Baronets (cr. 1628), and is the eldest son of Sir Malcolm Rognvald Innes of Edingight, , KCVO, FSA (b. 1938), sometime Lord Lyon King of Arms and Secretary to the Order of the Thistle, by his wife the former Anne Hay.

Source: The Times 27 July 2006

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Baillie/Laine engagement

The engagement was anounced 28 July, 2006, between Sir Adrian Louis Baillie, 8th Baronet (b. 26 Mar 1973), son of Sir Gawaine Baillie, 7th Baronet (b. 8 Mar 1934; d. 21 Dec 2003), and of Margot Lady Baillie, & Amber Laine, daughter of Ms Sheri Laine, of Del Mar, California.

Source: The Times 28 July, 2006

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Bay Atlas Andersen

The Hon. Kirstie Mary Allsopp (b. 31 Aug 1971), and her partner, Ben Andersen, had their first child together, Bay Atlas, 28 July, 2006. Kirstie is the eldest child of the 6th Baron Hindlipp. IBay is Mr Andersen's 3rd child.

Source: Daily Mail 31 July, 2006


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