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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tuesday, January 09, 2018

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.

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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.

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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.

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Saturday, January 06, 2018

Jillian Sarah Fortescue (c1942-2018)

_. Jillian Sarah Fortescue (nee Valpy), who died 5 January, 2018, aged 75, was the first wife of Sir David Alwyn Gore-Booth, KCMG, KCVO (1943-2004), diplomat, scion of the Gore-Booth baronets.

She was the former Jillian Sarah Valpy, younger daughter of James Wyatt Valpy, and married David Gore-Booth in 1964. They divorced in 1970. From the marriage she leaves a son, Paul Wyatt Julian Gore-Booth, who was b. 1968.

From a later marriage to ____Fortescue, she leaves a son, James.

Funeral at Lambeth Crematorium, London, 16 January, 2018.

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Friday, January 05, 2018

Orr-Ewing/McDowell engagement

_. The engagement was announced 5 January, 2018, between Jack Alexander Bodley Orr-Ewing (born 1987), scion of the Orr Ewing baronets, younger son of the Hon Robert James Orr-Ewing (b 1953), of Holland Park, London, by his wife the former Susannah Scott, daughter of Mark Bodley Scott, & Emma Clare McDowell, eldest daughter of Mr Christopher McDowell, of Berkhamsted, and Mrs Janey McDowell, of Henley-on-Thames.

Jack Orr-Ewing is a grandson of the Baron Orr-Ewing, OBE, life peer.

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Thursday, January 04, 2018

Mary Christine Hambro (died 2018)

_. Mary Christine Hambro, who died 3 January, 2018, was the third wife, and widow of Richard Alexander Hambro (1946-2009), scion of the eponymous landed banking family.

It was as Mary Briggs that in 1993 she wed Richard Hambro, second son of Jocelyn Olaf Hambro (1919-94), by his 1st wife the former Ann Silvia Muir (d 1972). He died 25 April, 2009.

Richard Hambro had married 1stly, 1973 (div 1982), the Hon Charlotte Clementine Soames (b 17 Jul 1954, who married 2nd 15 Apr 1989, the 3rd Earl Peel), dau of the Baron Soames (life peer) (1920-87), by his wife the former Mary Spencer-Churchill (b 15 Sept 1922), dau of the Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965); married 2ndly, 1984 (div 1992), Juliet Mary Elizabeth Harvey, daughter of Major Thomas Cockayne Harvey by his wife the former Lady Katharine Mary Coke, dau of the Earl of Leicester.

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