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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Lady Bolton (c 1951-2016)

_. The Baroness Bolton, who died at her home in North Yorkshire, 16 May, 2016, aged 64, was the wife of the 8th Baron Bolton (b 1954), of Wensley Hall, Leyburn, North Yorkshire.

She was the former Philippa Anne Tapply, born in circa 1951, a daughter of Major Peter Landsell Tapply (1926-2011), of Malvern, Worcestershire, by his wife the former Sarah Audrey Barlow (1925-2005), and married the then Hon Harry Orde-Powlett, in 1977. Her husband succeeded as 8th Baron on his father's demise, 29 Jul, 2001.

Lady Bolton is survived by her husband and by three sons.


Chewton/Sheppard engagement

_. The engagement was announced 21 May 2016 between Edward Robert Waldegrave, styled Viscount Chewton (born 1986), elder son and heir of the 13th Earl Waldegrave (b 1940), of Chewton Mendip, Somerset, by his former wife, the former Mary Alison Anthea Furness, & Amanda Louise Sheppard, only daughter of Mr & Mrs Michael Sheppard, of Bottesford, Nottinghamshire.


Monday, May 09, 2016

Lord Astor of Hever's heir to wed Princess ...

_. The engagement was announced 9 May, 2016, between the Hon Charles Gavin John Astor (b 10 Nov, 1990), son and heir of the 3rd Baron Astor of Hever (b 16 Jun, 1946) (Peerage of the UK, cr 1956), of Westerham, Kent, by his second wife, the former Hon Elizabeth Mackintosh, 2nd dau of the 2nd Viscount Mackintosh of Halifax, & Princess Eliane Marie Ghislaine de Merode (b 20 March, 1990), only daughter of Prince Léonel Amaury Marie Ghislain de Merode (b 1 Oct 1951), of Westerlo, Belgium, by his wife the former Régine Countess de Liedekerke (b 22 Jan 1955).

Friday, April 29, 2016

Shelagh Countess of Lisburne (d 2016)

_. Shelagh Countess of Lisburne, who has died aged 93, was the widow of the 8th Earl of Lisburne (Peerage of Ireland cr 1776) (1918-2014).
She was the former Shelagh Macauley, daughter of Timothy Alfred Macauley, of Montreal, Canada, and married the future Lord Lisburne, 4 Dec, 1943. He succeeded to the family honours, 30 June, 1965, and died 2 Sept, 2014.
Lady Lisburne leaves three sons, David, Michael and John. The eldest son is the current 9th holder of the peerage.
The funeral takes place on 12 May, 2016.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Rosamund Mary Galliers-Pratt (b 2016)

_. Charlotte B Galliers-Pratt (nee Ward), wife of Frederick Hugh Galliers-Pratt (b 1981), gave birth to a daughter, Rosamund Mary, 25 March, 2016.

Charlotte is a daughter of Mr & Mrs Andrew Ward, of Great Ayton, North Yorkshire, and Frederick is a son of Rupert Anthony Galliers-Pratt (b 9 Apr 1951), of Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, by his wife the former Alexandra Mary Rose.

Freddy is a grandson of the late Anthony Malcolm Galliers-Pratt, CBE, by his wife the former Angela Cayzer (1926-2014), scion of the Cayzer baronets, &c.


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Alexandra Clare Galliers-Pratt (b 2016)

_. Arabella Sarah Galliers-Pratt (b 1982) nee Musgrave, wife of George Anthony Galliers-Pratt (born 1979), gave birth to a daughter, Aalexandra Clare, 16 Apr, 2016.

George Galliers-Pratt is a son of Rupert Anthony Galliers-Pratt (b 1951), by his wife the former Alexandra Mary Rose, and is a grandson of Anthony Malcolm Galliers Galliers-Pratt, who married 19 Apr 1950, Angela Cayzer (b 1926), daughter of Sir Charles William Cayzer, 3rd Baronet (1896-1940). 

Arabella Galliers-Pratt is a daughter of Maj Nicholas Musgrave (b 1948), by his wife the former Clare Nesbitt (b 1956)., and is a close friend of HRH The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge.


Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Lord Basil George Douglas-Hamilton (born 2016)

The Duchess of Hamilton & Brandon (b 1976), wife of Alexander Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 16th Duke of Hamilton (b 31 Mar 1978), gave birth to a third son, Lord Basil George Douglas-Hamilton, 4 April, 2016, a brother for Douglas, styled Marquess of Douglas & Clydesdale (b 2012), and Lord William Douglas-Hamilton (b 2014).

The Duke of Hamilton & Brandon is the elder son of Angus Alan Douglas [Douglas-Hamilton], 15th Duke of Hamilton (b 13 September 1938, d 5 Jun 2010), by his late former wife Sarah Jane Scott (b. 28 Oct 1945; d. 17 Feb 1994), eldest dau. of Sir Walter Scott, 4th Bt., of Beauclerc, Bywell St Andrews, co. Northumberland.

The Duchess of Hamilton is the former Sophie Ann Rrutherford,, dau of Mr Hubert Rutherford, of Roxburghshire and Mrs Isabel Rutherford, of Edinburgh.

4th Viscount Camrose 1937-02016

_. The 4th Viscount Camrose, who died 18 April, 2016, aged 78, was a scion of the Berry family which owned the Daily Telegraph newspaper for almost 60 years, and as Adrian Berry was the paper's science correspondent from 1977 to 1997.

Adrian Michael Berry was born 15 June, 1937, son of William Berry (1911-2001), who was later Lord Hartwell, a life peer, the newspaper proprietor, and briefly, 3rd Viscount Camrose, by his wife the former Lady Pamela Smith (d 1982), a daughter of F.E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead.

He succeeded to the viscountcy on his father's demise, 2 April, 2001; married 4 January, 1967, Marina Beatrice Sulzberger, daughter of Cyrus Sulzberger, of Paris, by whom he had a son and a daughter.

Lord Camrose is survived by his wife. The viscountcy now devolves upon his Lordship's only son, the Hon Jonathan William Berry, who was born 26 February, 1970.


Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Colonel George Patrick Maule Ramsay 1922-2016

_. Colonel George Patrick Maule Ramsay, the Scots Guards, of Elham, Canterbury, Kent, scion of the Earls of Dalhousie, died 11 April, 2016. He was 93.

He was born 15 Nov, 1922, son of Capt Archibald Henry Maule Ramsay (1894-1955), by his wife the Hon Ismay Lucretia Mary, dau of the 14th Viscount Gormanston, and widow of Lord Ninian Crichton-Stuart. Educated at Eton, and RMA Sandhurst.

Career: served in the Scots Guards: Italy (wounded), Malaya, Egypt, Kenya, Germany; Colonel Commanding the Scots Guards, 1964-67; director of Hill Samuel 1968-79; director Kornferry International 1979-82; director Goddard Kay Rogers 1982-87; Member of the Royal Company of Archers Queens Body Guard for Scotland, &c.

Married 1stly 1947 (div 1977) Patricia Mary Morrin; married 2ndly, 1980, Mrs Bridget Kelly, dau of Ronald Thomas Dyson Hornby, and leaves issue from his 1st marriage.

Funeral at Holy Trinity, Chipping Norton, Thursday 28 April, 2016.