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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Harry David Fergus Dalrymple (born 2015)

_.Emma R. Dalrymple (née Woods), wife of the Hon. David Hew Dalrymple (b. 1963) scion of the Earls of Stair & kinsman of HM The Queen, gave birth to a second son, Harry David Fergus, 6 April, 2015, a brother for Alexander, who was b 29 Apr, 2007, and for Davina, who was b 19 Apr, 2009. 

The Hon David Dalrymple is the 2nd son of the 13th Earl of Stair, KCVO, MBE (1906-96), by his wife the former Davina Katharine Bowes Lyon (b 1930); & David's maternal grandfather was the Hon. Sir David Bowes Lyon, KCVO (1902-61), younger brother of Queen Elizabeth, consort of HM King George VI.

Mrs Dalrymple is a daughter of Mr & Mrs Peter Woods, of Betchworth, Surrey.


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Lady Boughey 1933-2015

_. Gillian Claire, Lady Boughey, who died 10 April, 2015, was the second wife, and widow, of Sir Richard James Boughey, 10th Baronet (Bt, GB, cr 1798).

She was the former Gillian Claire Moubray, born in 1933, the youngest daughter of the late Maj Robert Moubray, 16th Lancers (who d 1961), by his wife the former Claire Wilhelmina Maud Morrison-Bell, scion of the Morrison-Bell baronets (Bt UK, cr 1905), & married Sir Richard Boughey in 1976. He died in 1978.

Lady Boughey's elder sister, Evelyn Mary, married in 1979, as his 2nd wife, the 6th Duke of Sutherland, and a first cousin, Susan Monica Grenville-Grey is the wife of the 10th Duke of Richmond & Gordon, &c.

Service of Thanksgiving at St Andrew's Episcopal Church, Kelso, Friday 17 Apr.


Hon Sarah Bedford (nee Lyttelton) 1954-2015

_. The Hon Sarah Bedford (nee Lyttelton), who died 8 April, 2015, aged 60, was a scion of the Viscounts Cobham (Visc GB, cr 1718).

She was born 10th June, 1954, fourth and youngest daughter (with a twin sister Lucy), of the 10th Viscount Cobham, KG, GCMG (1909-77), by his wife the former Elizabeth Alison Makeig-Jones; married 1976, Nicholas C. Bedford, by whom she had two daughters, Minna Lucy (b 1978), and Olivia Alison (b 1982).

Funeral at the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Old Alresford, Hampshire, 22 April, 2015.


FitzRoy/Garwood engagement

_. The engagement was announced 14 April, 2015, between the Hon Charles Edward Millett FitzRoy (b 18 Jan 1983), scion of the Barons Southampton (Baron, GB, cr 1780), only son & heir of the 7th Baron Southampton (b 8 Jul 1955), of Morchard Bishop, Devon, by his wife the former Rachel Caroline Vincent Millett, & Victoria E.M. Garwood, younger daughter of Mr & Mrs Christopher Garwood, of Kensington, London.


Thursday, April 09, 2015

Bowes-Lyon/Mjeldheim-Sandal engagement

_. The engagement was announced 9 Apr, 2015, between James Francis John Bowes-Lyon (born 1979), scion of the Earls of Strathmore & Kinghorne, and sometime a Page of Honour to Queen Elizabeth II, son of David James Bowes-Lyon (born 1947), by his wife the former (Elizabeth) Harriet Colville (b 1952), a scion of the Viscounts Colville of Culross, & a goddaughter of HM The Queen and Lady~in~Waiting to HRH The Princess Royal, & Constanse Mjeldheim-Sandal, daughter of Professor Leif Kristoffer and Professor Gro Mjeldheim-Sandal, of Bergen, Norway.


Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Lady Charlotte Mabel Ellesmere Egerton (born 2015)

_.The Marchioness of Stafford (nee Barbara R. Schneider), wife of James Granville Egerton, styled Marquis of Stafford (b. 1975), gave birth to a fourth daughter, Lady Charlotte Mabel Ellesmere Egerton, 26 March, 2015, a sister for Lady Isabelle, who was b 10 Dec, 2007, and for Lady Louisa, who was b 7 Jan 2010, and for Lady Violet, who was b 11 Nov, 2011.

The Marquis of Stafford is the elder son of the 7th Duke of Sutherland (b. 18 Feb, 1940), by his wife the former Victoria Mary Williams (descended from the Barons Addington), and the Marchioness of Stafford is a daughter of Dr Graham and Dr Ilse Schneider, of Vienna, Austria.


Friday, March 27, 2015

Death of the hereditary Standard Bearer for England (the Queen's Champion)

_.Lt-Colonel John Lindley Marmion Dymoke, MBE, DL, who died 21 March, 2015, aged 88, was head of that landed family of Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, and was the Honourable the Queen's Champion and Standard Bearer of England in which capacity he attended the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, 2 June, 1953.

Sometime High Sheriff of Lincs and Vice~Lord Lieutenant of the county.

He was born 1 Sept, 1926, son of Capt Lionel Marmion Dymoke (1894-1963), by his wife the former Rachel Isabel Lindley, scion of the extinct Barons Lindley.

He succeded to the Lordship of the manors of Scrivelsby, Thornton and Dalderby, &c, on his grandfather's death, 29 Aug 1946. The grandfather had attended the coronations of King Edward VII and King George V and King George VI as hereditary standard bearer and King's Champion, &c.

John Dymoke married 4 Sept, 1953, Susan Cicely Fane, scion of the Earls of Westmorland, by whom he had issue. His eld nson, Francis John Fane Marmion Dymoke, who was born 19 January, 1955, now succeeds as head of the family and holder of the ancient family honours.


Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Helmore/von Preussen engagement

_. The engagement was announced 25 March, 2015, between Caspar William Helmore (born 1987), second son of Mr Charles Patrick Helmore, of London, and Mrs Rachel Helmore (born 1952, nee Aykroyd), of Rogate, west Sussex, scion of the Aykroyd baronets (Bt, cr UK, 1929, of Birstwith Hall, Harrogate), & Princess Augusta Lily von Preussen (born 15 Dec, 1986), scion of the Royal House of Prussia, & a descendant of Queen Victoria, daughter of HRH Prince (Frederick) Nicholas von Preussen (b 3 May, 1946). of Kensington, by his former wife the former Hon Victoria Mancroft (b 1952) (Victoria, Princess von Preussen, of East Coker, Somerset)  scion of the Barons Mancroft (Baron UK, cr 1937).


Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Belfast/Cahill Reid engagement

_. The engagement was announced 16 March, 2015, between James Chichester, styled Earl of Belfast (born 19 Nov, 1990) (scion of the Marquesses of Donegall, cr 1791, Peerage of Ireland), son and heir of the 8th Marquess of Donegall (b 9 May 1952), of Roxburghshire, by his wife the former Caroline Mary Philipson, & Oilbhe Cahill Reid, daughter of the late Mr Charles Reid and Dr Mairead Cahill and step daughter of Mr James Watson, ,of Roscommon.


Henry (Harry) Richard Thomas John (born 2015)

_.  Kate Louise John {nee Wake-Walker, b 1982}, wife of Alexander T. John, and scion of the Walker baronets (Bt, cr 1866, of Oakley House), gave birth to a son, Henry (Harry) Richard Thomas, 11 March, 2015.

The couple married 11 May, 2013. Alexander T. John is the son of Mr & Mrs Trevor John, of Bath, and Kate, a kinswoman of the Duke of Cambridge  &  Prince Harry of Wales, via her descent from the Earls Spencer, is a daughter of Richard Anthony Wake-Walker (b 25 July, 1951), of London, by his wife the former Sharon Pamela Little.