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Thursday, June 29, 2006

Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, PC, QC

The Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, PC, QC, who died 28 June, 2006, aged 87, was, as Peter Rawlinson, Conservative MP for Epsom, 1955-74 & for Epsom and Ewell, 1974-78, and was Solicitor General, 1962-64, Attorney-General, 1970-74. He was b. 26 June, 1919, son of Lt-Col Arthur Richard Rawlinson, OBE (d. 1984), of Ferring, Sussex, descended from the Grayson Baronets; married (1) 1940 (div 1954) (marriage later annulled by Sacred Rota, Rome), Haidee, daughter of Gerald Kavanagh; (2) 1954, his kinswoman Elaine Angela Dominguez, also descended from the Grayson Barts, daughter of Vincent Luis Dominguez, of Rhode Island, USA, & had issue from both unions. His grandson, Luke Irwin married Alice Elliot, niece of HRH The Duchess of Cornwall.

Source: Daily Telegraph 29 June, 2006

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