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Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Hon (Christian) Avril Curzon 1923-2013

_.The Hon (Christian) Avril Curzon, who died 1 August, 2013, aged 90, was a scion of the Viscounts Scarsdale (Peerage of the UK, cr 1911), of Kedleston Hall, Derby. She was born 24 Apr, 1923, only daughter of the Hon Francis Nathaniel CURZON (1865-1941), by his wife the former (Winifred) Phyllis Combe (1891-1961) d of Capt Christian COMBE, by his wife the former Lady Jane Seymour CONYNGHAM (d 1941), d of 3rd Marquess of CONYNGHAM (1825-82) and Lady Jane St Maur Blanche STANHOPE (d 1907) d of 4th Earl of HARRINGTON, &c. Her brother, Francis John Nathaniel Curzon succeeded to the family honours in 1977, and three years later she was raised to the rank of a viscount's daughter. She was unm. Funeral at All Saints' Church, Kedleston on Friday 9 August 2013. --==--

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