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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Amelia Sophia Weatherall 1929-2017

_. Amelia Sophia (Sophy) Weatherall, who died 16 December, 2017, aged 87, was a scion of the Keswick landed family, and was a one-time mother-in-law of the MP Nicholas Soames, & was mother of Isobel, Countess of Strathmore & Kinghorne.

She was born 27 December, 1929, daughter of David Johnstone Keswick, CMG (1901-76), by his wife the former Nony Barbara Pease (1900-69), scion of that landed family; married 1955, Capt Anthony Anthony Edward Weatherall (1924-2013), of Cowhill, Dumfries, son of Lt-Col Nigel Weatherall by his wife the former Gladys Victoria Drabble, by whom he had issue, Catherine (who was the first wife of the Hon Sir Nicholas Soames, MP), Percy, Isobel (who was the first wife of the 18th Earl of Strathmore & Kinghorne), and Benjamin.

Thanksgiving Service at the Crichton Memorial Church, Dumfries, Wednesday 3 January, 2018.

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