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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Dowager Marchioness of Normanby (1920-2018)

_. The Dowager Marchioness of Normanby, who died 15 January, 2018, aged 97, was the widow of the 4th Marquis of Normanby, KG, CBE (1912-94), and was a scion of the Barons Moyne.

She was born the Hon Grania Maeve Rosaura Guinness, 14 Apr, 1920, daughter of the 1st Baron Moyne (1880-1944), by his wife the former Lady Evelyn Erskine, daughter of the 14th Earl of Buchan, and married 10 Feb 1951, Oswald Phipps, 4th Marquis of Normanby, sometime Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, by whom she had issue, two sons and five daughters. The elder son, Constantine, born in 1954, is the 5th Marquis.

Requiem Mass to be held at St Hedda’s RC Church, Egton Bridge, near Whitby, North Yorkshire at 12 noon on Wednesday 24th January, 2018.

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