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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Caspian Hicks (b 2018)

_. Katalina Hicks (nee Sharkey), wife of Ashley Hicks (born 1963), scion of the Earls Mountbatten of Burma, gave birth to a son, Caspian Donald, 21 January, 2018.

The infant is a grandson of Lady Pamela Hicks and a great-grandson of the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma.


Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Inglefield/Bethell engagement

_. The engagement was announced in January, 2018, between Frederick Thomas Christopher Inglefield (born 1982), scion of that landed gentry family, youngest son of Christopher Samuel Inglefield (b 1936), by his former wife Susan Lilias Turcan (now Lady Inkin), & the Hon Rose Bethell (born 1984), daughter of the 6th Baron Westbury (b 1950), by his 1st wife the former Caroline Mary Palmer (b 1953), descended from the Viscounts Churchill.


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.


Friday, January 12, 2018

Docherty/Chichester engagement

_. The engagement was announced 12 January, 2018 between Lieut William P.T. Docherty, Royal Marines, son of Commodore and Mrs Paul Docherty, of Fareham, Hampshire, & Alicia Vesta Anne Chichester (born 1991), scion of the Chichester baronets, daughter of Lieutenant-Commander Mark Arlington Raleigh Chichester, RN (b 1957), of Congresbury, Somerset, by his former wife the former Adrienne Valmai Cook (now Mrs Adrienne Varley, of Honiton, Devon).


Pelham/MacThomas engagement

_. The engagement was announced 12 January, 2018, between Charles Thomas Pelham (born 1987), scion of the Earls of Chichester, son of Henry Thomas Pelham (b 1943), of Kilmington, Wiltshire, by his wife the former Sarah E. Charlton, & Amy E.S. MacThomas of Finegand, daughter of The MacThomas and Madam MacThomas of Finegand.


Hinchliffe/Elletson engagement

_. The engagement was announced 12 January, 2018 between Charlie R. Hinchliffe, eldest son of Mr & Mrs Roger Hinchliffe, of East Sussex, & Laura Katherine Elizabeth Elletson (b 1985), elder daughter of Philip Roger Chandos Elletson, of Huish, Wiltshire, by his wife the former Lady Alexandra Susan Marquis (b 1961), daughter of the 2nd Earl of Woolton (1922-69), by his second wife the former Cecily Josephine Gordon-Cumming, scion of the baronets of that name.


Dean/Hamilton engagement

_. The engagement was announced 12 January, 2018, between Charles Dean, son of the late Mr Martin Dean and Mrs Michael Wyndham, of Tetbury, Gloucestershire, and the Hon Alexandra Maria Hamilton (born 1987), daughter of the 13th Lord Belhaven & Stenton (b 27 Feb 1927), of Pimlico, London, by his third wife the former Malgorzata Hruzik-Mazurkiewicz.


Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Moore/Buxton engagement

_. The engagement was announced 10 January, 2018, between Mr Marcus A. Moore, younger son of Mr Graeme Moore, of Kirklevington, North Yorkshire, and Mrs Joanne Foggett, of Middleton St George, County Durham, & Laura Elizabeth Verena Buxton (born 1990), scion of the Buxton baronets, only daughter of Mr Joseph William Henry Buxton (b 1943), of Sopworth, co Wilts, by his second wife the former Ann Boggis-Rolfe.


Turner/Fitzherbert engagement

_. The engagement was announced 10 January, 2018, between Harry Turner, third son of Mr & Mrs Michael Turner, of Aldeburgh, Suffolk, and the Hon Camilla Rose Jane (Millie) Fitzherbert (born 1989), scion of the Barons Stafford, younger daughter of the 15th Baron Stafford (b 13 Mar 1954), of Swynnerton Park, Staffordshire, by his wife the former Katharine Mary Codrington.


Tuesday, January 09, 2018

2nd Viscount Blakenham 1938-2018

_. The 2nd Viscount Blakenham died 8 January, 2018. He was 79.

Michael John Hare was born 25 January, 1938, son of the 1st Viscount Blakenham (1911-82), by his wife the former Hon Beryl Nancy Pearson (1908-94), scion of the Viscounts Cowdray; married 12 Jan 1965, his cousin, Marcia Persephone Hare, a granddaughter of the 4th Earl of Listowel, by whom he had issue.

Lord Blakenham is succeeded in the viscountcy by his only son, the Hon Caspar Hare (b 8 Apr, 1972).



d'Erlanger/Bosshard engagement

_. The engagement was announced 9 January, 2018, between Hugh Robin d'Erlanger (born 1976), younger son of Mr Robin Gerard d'Erlanger, of Hensleigh, Devon, by his wife the former Hon Mary Elizabeth Josephine Pellew (born 1947), scion of the Viscounts Exmouth, & Susanne K. Bosshard, younger daughter of Mr & Mrs Felix Bosshard, of Monchaltorf, Zurich, Switzerland.

Hugh d'Erlanger is a grandson maternally of the late 9th Viscount Exmouth.


The Baroness Hemingford, OBE (1933-2018)

_.The Baroness Hemingford, OBE, who died 8 January, 2018, aged 84, was the wife of the 3rd Baron Hemingford (b 1934), of Hemingford Abbots, Huntingdon.

She was the former Jennifer Mary Toresen Bailey, daughter of Frederick William Bailey, of Kent Rd, Harrogate, and married then then Hon (Dennis) Nicholas Herbert in 1958. He succeeded to the peerage (cr 1943) in 1982.

Lady Hemingford leaves a son and three daughters, and twelve grandchildren.

The funeral is at St Margaret's Church, Hemingford Abbots, Wednesday 17 January, 2018.


Monday, January 08, 2018

Mackintosh/Du Val de Beaulieu engagement

__. The engagement was announced 8 January, 2018, between the Hon Thomas Harold George Mackintosh (b 8 Feb, 1985), son and heir of the 3rd Viscount Mackintosh of Halifax (b 9 Sept, 1958), by his former wife the former Elizabeth Lakin (now Mrs Leonard van Geest), & Olivia Stephanie M. Du Val de Beaulieu (born 1990), daughter of Henry Godefroid Andre Marie  Du  Val de Beaulieu, of Apsley, Hampshire, by his wife the former Deborah Colver.