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Friday, September 29, 2006

Baroness Oranmore & Browne

Baroness Oranmore & Browne, who died 24 September, 2006, at the age of 87, was the 3rd wife and widow of the 4th Baron Oranmore & Browne (b. 21 Oct 1901; d. 7 Aug 2002).
She was the 1930s film actress Sally Gray, who was born Constance Vera Stevens, at Holloway, north London 14 February, 1919.
She married Dominick Geoffrey Edward Browne, 4th Baron Oranmore & Browne, in 1951, and settled at Castle Mac Garrett, Co Mayo, and afterwards in the 1960s, they settled in a flat in Eaton Place, London. When Lord Oranmore and Browne died, aged 100, in 2002, days after he and his wife had attended at a party in the Ritz, he had been the longest serving peer in the Lords (where he had never spoken) until ejected by Tony Blair's reforms.

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