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Aristocratic deaths, December, 2003
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Michael Rhodes
2003-12-03 10:51:29 UTC
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Caryl Eustace Wedderburn-Ogilvy, ARIBA, b. 10 December, 1925, son of
Sub-Lieut Donald Stephen Wedderburn-Ogilvy, RNVR (1900-K/A 1941), of
the Ogilvy-Wedderburn baronets (UK 1803), by his wife Mona Alys
Eustace (who d. 12 Dec, 1925), died 1 December, 2003.

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The Baroness McFadzean, who died at Bath, 2 December, 2003, aged 91,
was the widow of the industrialist life peer, Baron MacFadzean, KT
(1903-96).

She was Eileen, elder daughter of Arthur Gordon, of Blundellsands,
Lancashire, and married the then William Hunter McFadzean in 1933.

Her husband - created a Knight of the Order of the Thistle in 1976 -
was a former Chairman of the Review Committee for The Queen's Award to
Industry, who was raised to the peerage as a life baron in 1966.

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2003-12-05 10:27:24 UTC
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The Hon Bronwen Mary Lindsay, who died 1 December, 2003, aged 91, was
the widow of the Hon James Louis Lindsay, Conservative MP for the
North Division of Devon, May, 1955 to September, 1959; & was a
kinswoman of Queen Elizabeth II.

She was born 27 November, 1912, as the Hon Bronwen Scott-Ellis, eldest
daughter of the 8th Lord Baron De Walden (1880-1946), by his wife,
Margherita Van Raalte, and was twin with her only brother, John
Osmael, 9th Baron Howard De Walden.

Her great-grandfather, the 6th Baron Howard De Walden, married Lady
Lucy Cavendish-Bentinck, daughter of the 4th Duke of Portland.

She married 26 April, 1933, the Hon James Louis Lindsay, second son of
the 27th Earl of Crawford & Balcarres, KT (1871-1940), by his wife
Constance Pelly, and produced 3 sons and 1 daughter.
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2003-12-09 14:17:26 UTC
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Jeanette Stella King-Harman, who died 6 December, 2003, aged 80, was
the wife, since 1946, of Anthony Lawrence King-Harman, OBE, a Deputy
Lieutenant for the County of Bedfordshire, of Ouse Manor, Sharnbrook,
Bedfordshire, scion of the Earls of Kingston.

She is survived by her husband and children, Anthony William and
Michael Charles.
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2003-12-11 02:31:50 UTC
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Antony Duncan Rowe, who was born at Cookham Dean, Berkshire, 4
August, 1924, the sixth of the seven children of George Duncan Rowe,
who co-founded the stockbroking firm Rowe & Pitman in 1895; & a
descendant of Nicholas Rowe, Poet Laureate to King George I; married
(i) in 1954, (div. 1969) Jennifer Renwick, the daughter of the founder
of ATV, Sir Robert Renwick; he was briefly married (ii)to a well-known
model, Miranda Noel-Buxton; and (iii) in 1985, to Charlotte Savage;
died 5 December, 2003.
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Louis Epstein
2003-12-14 21:13:15 UTC
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Michael Rhodes <***@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
: Antony Duncan Rowe, who was born at Cookham Dean, Berkshire, 4
: August, 1924, the sixth of the seven children of George Duncan Rowe,
: who co-founded the stockbroking firm Rowe & Pitman in 1895; & a
: descendant of Nicholas Rowe, Poet Laureate to King George I; married
: (i) in 1954, (div. 1969) Jennifer Renwick, the daughter of the founder
: of ATV, Sir Robert Renwick; he was briefly married (ii)to a well-known
: model, Miranda Noel-Buxton;

Apparently NOT descended from the marriage of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton
and Lady Victoria Noel,which produced the later Buxton baronets and Lords
Noel-Buxton?

: and (iii) in 1985, to Charlotte Savage; died 5 December, 2003.

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: Antony Duncan Rowe, who was born at Cookham Dean, Berkshire, 4
: August, 1924, the sixth of the seven children of George Duncan Rowe,
: who co-founded the stockbroking firm Rowe & Pitman in 1895; & a
: descendant of Nicholas Rowe, Poet Laureate to King George I; married
: (i) in 1954, (div. 1969) Jennifer Renwick, the daughter of the founder
: of ATV, Sir Robert Renwick; he was briefly married (ii)to a well-known
: model, Miranda Noel-Buxton;
Apparently NOT descended from the marriage of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton
and Lady Victoria Noel,which produced the later Buxton baronets and Lords
Noel-Buxton?
Miranda Chisenhale-Marsh, (of that landed family) was the wife between
1964 and 1968, of the Hon Martin (later 3rd Lord) Noel-Buxton.

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His Honour Sir Stephen Tumim, Kt, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for
England and Wales, 1987-95; b. at Oxford, 15 August, 1930; married
1962, Winifred Borthwick (born in 1936, a scion of the Borthwick
baronets); 3 daughters; died in the Galapagos Islands, 8 December,
2003.
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2003-12-12 02:02:14 UTC
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Lady Duncan, of Jordanstone, Alyth, Perthshire, who died 8 December,
2003, was the second wife and widow of Sir James Alexander Lawson
Duncan, 1st & last Baronet (1899-1974).

She was the former Beatrice Mary Carroll, daughter of Thomas Laurence
Carroll, of Ballinvullen, county Cork (see Burke's LG of Ireland), by
his wife Susan, daughter of Capt Holt Waring, of Lisnacree House,
county Down (also Landed Gentry).

She married firstly, as his second wife, 18 August, 1934, Major Philip
James Kington-Blair-Oliphant, of Ardblair Castle, Blairgowrie,
Perthshire, (Landed Gentry), by whom she had a son, Laurence (head of
the landed family), and a daughter, Caroline. Her first husband died
22 May, 1963.

In August, 1966, she married, as her second husband, Sir James Duncan,
Conservative MP for N. Kensington, Oct 1931-July 1945, and for Angus
and Kincardine, Feb 1950-Oct 1964, who was created a Baronet in 1957.
He died without issue, 30 September, 1974, when his baronetcy became
extinct.
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2003-12-12 11:58:27 UTC
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Winefride Edith Penrhyn-Jones, JP for Merionethshire, of Penmaen,
Barmouth, Merionethshire; born Winefride Tiarks, 1 March, 1907,
daughter of the Rev. Lewis Hermann Tiarks (1869-1938), by his wife
Edith Margaret Stokes; cousin of Capt Mark Phillips (first husband of
HRH The Princess Royal, KG), & of Henrietta Duchess of Bedford;
married 8 March, 1940, Capt Gwilym Penrhyn-Jones, late R.A.P.C.,
(died 3 November, 1957, aged 72), son of the Rev. William Jones, of
Ardwyn, Conway, North Wales; no issue; died 8 December, 2003.
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2003-12-16 17:44:51 UTC
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Lucas John Ralli, born 1920, scion of the Ralli Baronets (brother of
Sir Godfrey, 3rd Bt), died 10 December, 2003, aged 83.

Jean Pakenham-Walsh, widow of Harold, died 11 December, 2003.

Baroness Granville-West, widow of the life peer, Baron Granville-West
(who d. 1984), died at the Royal Gwent Hospital, 11 December, 2003.
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Renee Caroline Frances (Bee) Buchanan-Dunlop (nee Serjeant), widow of
Brig (Archibald) Ian Buchanan-Dunlop, CBE, DSO, second son of Col.
Archibald Henry Buchanan-Dunlop, 18th Laird of Drumhead,
Dunbartonshire, & mother of Belinda & Graham, died 6 December, 2003,
aged 92.

Dougal George Stewart-Wilson, son of Aubyn and Tamara Stewart-Wilson,
and brother of Cecilia and Archie, died 11 December, 2003.

Rosemary Erskine Crum, who died 11 December, 2003, was the widow of
Lieutenant-General Vernon Forbes Erskine Crum, CIE, MC (1918-71) (yr
son of Sir William Erskine Crum, OBE) and was the daughter of
Brigadier-General Sir Douglas Frederick Rawdon Dawson, GCVO, KCB, KCVO
(1854-1933), and granddaughter of Colonel the Hon T. Vesey Dawson,
brother of the 1st Earl of Dartrey, killed at Inkermann, and the Hon
Augusta FitzPatrick, daughter of the 1st Baron Castletown.
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2003-12-18 00:47:09 UTC
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The Baroness Wraxall, wife of the 3rd Baron, died 14 December, 2003.
She was the former Evelyn Veronica Scott, and married Eustace Hubert
Beilby Gibbs in 1957. Her husband, a former Vice-Marshal of the
Diplomatic Corps was created KCVO in 1986, and succeeded as 3rd Baron
Wraxall on the demise of his elder brother, 19 July, 2001. She is
survived by her husband and three sons and two daughters.

Baron Hardy of Wath, DL,(Peter Hardy), teacher and politician: born
Wath-upon-Dearne, Yorkshire 17 July 1931; Member of Parliament
(Labour) for Rother Valley 1970-83, for Wentworth 1983-1997; PPS to
the Secretary of State for the Environment 1974-76, to the Foreign
Secretary 1976-79; created 1997 Baron Hardy of Wath; married 1954
Margaret Brookes (two sons); died Rotherham, South Yorkshire 16
December 2003.
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Patrick Haddon Henry Combe, OBE (1945), MC (1941), served in the
Second World War with the 3rd King's Own Hussars; born 21 August,
1912, son of Herbert Combe (1878-1931), of the landed family of Combe
of Cobham Park, by his wife Amy Kathleen Rudkin; married 10 Sept,
1935, Kathleen Hermione Fleetwood Rudkin (deceased), one son, Timothy
(b.1936), and one daughter, Belinda (b. 1938); died 13 December, 2003,
aged 91.
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Ann Jennifer Evelyn Elizabeth Ross (nee Fry); was born in London 29
March 1916, only child of Sir Geoffrey Storrs Fry, 1st Baronet, KCB,
CVO (1888-1960), by his wife the Hon. Alathea Gardner, daughter of the
Baron Burghclere; married 1stly, 11 July, 1942, Robert Vernon
Heber-Percy (1911-87) scion of the Dukes of Northumberland; one
daughter, Victoria; marriage dissolved 1947), married 2ndly, 1949 Alan
Ross, CBE, son of John Brackenridge Ross, CBE, (died 2001; one son,
Jonathan; marriage dissolved 1985); died London 10 December 2003.
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Two life peers are no more. Baron Islwyn, DL, (Royston John Hughes),
politician: born Pontllan-fraith, Monmouthshire 9 June 1925; member,
Coventry City Council 1962-66; MP (Labour) for Newport 1966-83, for
Newport East 1983-97; created 1997 Baron Islwyn; married 1957 Marion
Appleyard (three daughters); died Abergavenny, Monmouthshire 19
December 2003.

Baron Dormand of Easington (John Donkin Dormand), educationist and
politician: born Haswell, Co Durham 27 August 1919; Director of
Education, Easington District Council 1963-70; MP (Labour) for
Easington 1970-87; Chairman, Parliamentary Labour Party 1981-87;
created 1987 Baron Dormand of Easington; married 1963 Doris Robinson
(née Pearson; one stepson, one stepdaughter); died Peterborough,
Cambridgeshire 18 December 2003.
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John Ronald Henderson, MBE, JP, former High Sheriff of Berkshire, ADC
to Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, who was born 6 May,
1920, scion of the Barons Faringdon, died 16 December, 2003. He
married twice, (i) to Katherine Sarah Beckwith-Smith (of that landed
family), who died in a hunting accident in 1972, and (ii) in 1976, to
Catherine Christian.

The 8th Marquess of Downshire, Yorkshire landowner & farmer, whose
home for three decades was Clifton Castle, near Ripon, died 18
December, 2003. He was aged 74. Lord Downshire succeeded to the
peerages on the demise of his uncle in 1989. His first wife was a
daughter of the Baron Forester; his second was the daughter of a
Baronet; and his third was scion of a landed family.
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The Countess of Dysart, who has died aged 89, after a short illness,
was the 11th holder of the Scottish earldom (created in 1643).

She was the former Lady Rosamund Agnes Greaves, and was born 15
February, 1914, eldest of the three daughters of the Countess of
Dysart (10th holder of the peerage) (1889-1975) and her husband Major
Owain Edward Whitehead Greaves, DL, Royal Horse Guards, who died in
1941.

Her ancestor, William Murray, an MP in the reign of Charles I, was
created by patent Lord Huntingtower and Earl of Dysart in the Peerage
of Scotland, at Oxford, 3 August, 1643. On his death, his daughter
Elizabeth, resigned the peerage and obtained a new grant thereof with
the precedency of her father, by patent, 5 December, 1670, and with
remainder to the heirs of the body, failing which to her heirs
whatsoever.

Lady Rosmund, who never married, succeeded to the earldom of Dysart
and the Lordship of Huntingtower, 2 June, 1975, on the death of her
mother. The Countess's home for many years was at Grosmont,
Abergavenny, Gwent.

The peerages now devolve - thanks to the 1670 remainder - on her
Ladyship's next surviving sister, Lady Katherine, who was born 1 June,
1918. Lady Katherine (now Countess of Dysart and Lady Huntingtower)
married in 1941, Colonel John Peter Grant of Rothiemurchus, MBE
(1915-87),of a Scots landed family, and is the mother of a son, John
Peter Grant, b. 22 October, 1946 (who now assumes the courtesy title
of Lord Huntingtower), and a daughter, Lady Jane Margery Buxton, wife
of a scion of the Buxton Baronets.
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Motor racing Baronet Sir Gawaine Baillie, 7th Baronet, of Warninglid,
Sussex, died in hospital, 21 December, 2003. He was aged 69. Married
with one son and one daughter. The title is now inherited by his son,
born in 1973.

Some information re the Baronet's occupation:-

http://www.compressors.co.uk/hpc_plc/p1.htm

Sir Gawaine was a grandson maternally of the 1st (and last) Baron
Queenborough, GBE (1861-1949), a great-grandson of General Lord Alfred
Paget, CB (1816-88) and a great-great-grandson of the 1st Marquess of
Anglesey, KG, GCB, GCH, KMT, KSG (1768-1854) by his second wife, Lady
Charlotte, dau of the 1st Earl Cadogan (1728-1807).
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2003-12-29 02:47:37 UTC
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Sir Gawaine was a grandson maternally of the 1st (and last) Baron
Queenborough, GBE (1861-1949), a great-grandson of General Lord Alfred
Paget, CB (1816-88) and a great-great-grandson of the 1st Marquess of
Anglesey, KG, GCB, GCH, KMT, KSG (1768-1854) by his second wife, Lady
Charlotte, dau of the 1st Earl Cadogan (1728-1807).
The baronet's first cousin (or first half-cousin) Susan
Remington-Hobbs, nee Winn d 10 April 2001; she was the first wife of
the present Lord Ampthill and the mother of the heir Hon. David
Russell, who has recently remarried Christia Romanov, nee Ipsen.

Another first cousin appears to be Caroline, Lady Leconfield &
Egremont (whose mother was daughter of the 1st and last Lord
Queenborough by his 2nd marriage).

Are any of Lord Queenborough's other descendants married into
aristocratic or gentry families?

Shinjinee
Michael Rhodes
2003-12-29 10:15:57 UTC
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Sir Gawaine was a grandson maternally of the 1st (and last) Baron
Queenborough, GBE (1861-1949), a great-grandson of General Lord Alfred
Paget, CB (1816-88) and a great-great-grandson of the 1st Marquess of
Anglesey, KG, GCB, GCH, KMT, KSG (1768-1854) by his second wife, Lady
Charlotte, dau of the 1st Earl Cadogan (1728-1807).
The baronet's first cousin (or first half-cousin) Susan
Remington-Hobbs, nee Winn d 10 April 2001; she was the first wife of
the present Lord Ampthill and the mother of the heir Hon. David
Russell, who has recently remarried Christia Romanov, nee Ipsen.
Sir Gawaine Baillie, Bt, and Susan Remington-Hobbs were
half-brother/sister. Susan was a product of the first marriage of
Olive Paget, and Gawaine was the son of her third marriage.
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Another first cousin appears to be Caroline, Lady Leconfield &
Egremont (whose mother was daughter of the 1st and last Lord
Queenborough by his 2nd marriage).
Are any of Lord Queenborough's other descendants married into
aristocratic or gentry families?
Queenborough's fourth daughter, Enid, was wife of Comte Rolland de la
Poype.
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Shinjinee
May most recent Burke's is 1970. The descendants of Lord Queenborough
will be recorded in the 1999 vol. in the cols of the Marquess of
Anglesey.
Michael Rhodes
2003-12-29 11:28:24 UTC
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<<snip, snip>>
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Another first cousin appears to be Caroline, Lady Leconfield &
Egremont (whose mother was daughter of the 1st and last Lord
Queenborough by his 2nd marriage).
Lord Queenborough's daughter, Audrey Elizabeth (mother of Lady
Egremont) married in 1982, as her 4th husband, Sir John Musker, of
Shadwell Park, Thetford (of that landed family). Her son, Thomas
Nelson (Lady Egremont's brother) married in 1979, Georgina Mary Ramsay
(nee Astor), former wife of a son of the Earl of Dalhousie, & dau of
the Hon Michael Astor (of the Viscounts Astor).
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Are any of Lord Queenborough's other descendants married into
aristocratic or gentry families?
Shinjinee
Michael Rhodes
2003-12-30 11:25:43 UTC
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Elizabeth Jane (Janie) Farquhar, who died 23 December, 2003, was the
daughter of Colonel Timothy M. Braithwaite, of Limpley Stoke, Bath,
and the wife from 1969 of Anthony Charles Farquhar (b. 1942), yr son
of Sir Peter Walter Farquhar, 6th Baronet, OBE, DSO, and the mother of
three daughters.

Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Clive Mitford, MBE, Seaforth Highlanders,
born 19 April, 1918, son of Lt-Col Philip Mitford, Queen's Own Cameron
Highlanders, of the Mitford landed family,(1878-1946) by his wife
Alice Constance Mary, yst dau of Sir John Arthur Fowler, 2nd Baronet,
died unmarried, 24 December, 2003.

Lady Singleton, who died 27 December, 2003, was thw widow of Sir
Edward Henry Sibbald Singleton, Kt, President of the Law Society 1974,
who was son of William Parkinson Singleton, JP, by his wife Florence
Octavia, daughter of Sir Francis Sibbald-Scott, 5th Baronet. Lady
Singleton was the former Margaret Vere (Peggy) Hutton, and married in
1943. 3 sons, 1 daughter. Her son, Andrew Michael, married in 1984,
Lady Amelia Myfanwy Polly Paget, daughter of the 7th Marquess of
Anglesey.
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2004-01-05 22:52:14 UTC
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Michael Rhodes <***@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
: A baronetcy extinction. Sir Arnold de Montmorency, 19th and last
: Baronet, died without issue, 23 December, 2003. He was 95.

I believe that only the Wardlaw baronetcy has had
more holders than the

: Timothy Edward Jebb, scion of the Barons Gladwyn, b. 22 June, 1927, d.
: unm, Christmas Day, 2003.

Descended from the younger brother of the
Jebb great-grandfather of the 1st Baron.

: John Richard Assheton, scion of the Assheton Baronets (cr 1620_, and
: of the Barons Clitheroe, b. 15 November, 1919, died on Christmas Day,
: 2003. Unm.

Descendant of the younger brother of the
baronet created in 1620,and of the younger
brother of the baronet created in 1945
whose son became 1st Lord Clitheroe in 1955.

To me,"scion" implies that the person has those
referred to among one's ancestors,not just cousins.

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at least as tall as before...or terror has triumphed.
Michael Rhodes
2004-01-06 02:35:52 UTC
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Post by Louis Epstein
: A baronetcy extinction. Sir Arnold de Montmorency, 19th and last
: Baronet, died without issue, 23 December, 2003. He was 95.
I believe that only the Wardlaw baronetcy has had
more holders than the
: Timothy Edward Jebb, scion of the Barons Gladwyn, b. 22 June, 1927, d.
: unm, Christmas Day, 2003.
Descended from the younger brother of the
Jebb great-grandfather of the 1st Baron.
: John Richard Assheton, scion of the Assheton Baronets (cr 1620_, and
: of the Barons Clitheroe, b. 15 November, 1919, died on Christmas Day,
: 2003. Unm.
Descendant of the younger brother of the
baronet created in 1620,and of the younger
brother of the baronet created in 1945
whose son became 1st Lord Clitheroe in 1955.
To me,"scion" implies that the person has those
referred to among one's ancestors,not just cousins.
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at least as tall as before...or terror has triumphed.
You are quite right Louis. Slapdash of me!
Michael Rhodes
2004-01-06 00:10:29 UTC
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The Countess of Clancarty who died at her home 26 December, 2003, aged
99, was the fourth wife and widow of the 8th Earl of Clancarty, the
author of books on unidentified flying objects (UFOs).

She was born Mary Agnes Radonicich, 10 January, 1904, daughter of E.
Radonicich.

Her previous marriages were to (i) a Mr.Wilson, and (ii) Commander
Frank M. Beasley, RN.

In April, 1976 she married as her third husband (and his fourth wife)
William Francis Brinsley Le Poer Trench, 8th Earl of Clanccarty, the
highly eccentric Chairman of the House of Lords UFO study group.

Lord Clancarty, fifth son of the 5th Earl, had inherited the peerage
in 1975 and ensured himself a highly eccentric entry into the
proceedings of the Upper Chamber. He maintained that aliens from a
number of different galaxies had first peopled the Earth some 65,000
years ago - thus accounting for our various races and colours of skin.
Some still lived near the centre of the earth, he maintained, which
they had entered through a series of tunnels at strategic points, the
North and South Poles and Tibet being among these.

When once asked where these aliens had got to, he replied: "Well, you
do see a lot of strange people around, don't you?"

If not all peers accepted Clancarty's unusual thesis, quite a number
were clearly intrigued by the subject matter. A House of Lords debate
in 1979 attracted hundreds, who fought their way into the H of L
chamber. It was one of the best attended for some years.

Lady Clancarty's husband died 18 May, 1995, after penning seven books
on the subject of UFOs.

Perhaps the most famous holder of the Clancarty peerage was the 2nd
Earl, British Ambassador to The Hague early in the 19th century who
was present at the Congress of Vienna after the Napoleonic Wars. The
actor Tyrone Power claimed to be a distant relative.

The Countess is survived by a son of her first marriage, Christopher
Wilson.

A Memorial Mass takes place at St Mary's, Cadogan Street, London SW3,
10 January, 2004 (on what would have been her Ladyship's centenary).
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The Countess of Clancarty who died at her home 26 December, 2003, aged
99, was the fourth wife and widow of the 8th Earl of Clancarty, the
author of books on unidentified flying objects (UFOs).
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The Countess is survived by a son of her first marriage, Christopher
Wilson.
<snip>

I believe Christopher Wilson has written quite a bit on the paranormal?
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2004-01-06 15:02:18 UTC
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The Countess of Clancarty who died at her home 26 December, 2003, aged
99, was the fourth wife and widow of the 8th Earl of Clancarty, the
author of books on unidentified flying objects (UFOs).
<snip>
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The Countess is survived by a son of her first marriage, Christopher
Wilson.
<snip>
I believe Christopher Wilson has written quite a bit on the paranormal?
Oh yes! I didn't make the connection.
Michael Rhodes
2004-01-06 15:04:33 UTC
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The Rev. Osmund Skipwith, missionary, sometime Rural Dean and
Prebendary in the Diocese of Bath & Wells, died 28 December, 2003. He
was aged 97.

Osmund Humberston Skipwith was born 28 February, 1906, the second son
of the Rev Granville Gore Skipwith (1865-1955), Rector of Englefield
1904-21, scion of the Skipwith line of Baronets (cr 1622), by his
wife, the former Violet Mary Tyser, of that landed family. He was
married and leaves a son and two granddaughters.

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