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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Lady June Wendy Lycett (1924-2012)


The Lady (June) Wendy Lycett, who died 17 May, 2012, aged 87, was the second daughter & co-heir of the 5th Earl of Yarborough (1888-1948), who also held the old English baronies of Fauconberg & Conyers.

She was born Lady June Wendy Pelham, 6 June, 1924, a daughter of the 5th Earl by his wife the former Nancye Brocklehurst (d 1977), and married in 1959, Maj Michael Lycett, CBE. With the death of her father the baronies of Fauconberg & Conyers fell into abeyance between her and and her elder sister, Lady Diana Pelham. Lady Wendy leaves no issue (but she adopted her sister's elder daughter), and with her demise the baronies of Fauconberg & Conyers, both in the Peerage of England, devolve upon her surviving sister, Lady Diana Miller, who was b 5 July, 1920.

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