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Sunday, October 01, 2017

12th Viscount Galway 1922-2017

_. The 12th Viscount Galway died 30 September, 2017. He was 94.

George Rupert Monckton, later Monckton-Arundell, was born 13 Oct, 1922, son of Flight-Lt Philip Marmaduke Mockton, RCAF (1892-1965) by his wife the former Lavender O'Hara; succeeded to the viscountcy, in the peerage of Ireland, upon his cousin's death, 30 January, 1980.

He married 12 Oct, 1944, Fiona Margaret Taylor (who died in 2010), by whom he had issue, a son, and three daughters.

The peerages (the viscountcy and a barony), devolve upon his Lordship's only son, the Hon [John] Philip Monckton-Arundell, who was born 8 April, 1952.

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