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Monday, August 23, 2010

Death of Lady Anne Tree, aunt of the Duke of Devonshire

From the Telegraph of 10 August 2010:

TREE
Lady Anne Evelyn Beatrice died 9th August aged 82, at home. Funeral to
be held St. Mary's Church, Compton Abbas, Shaftesbury, 3 p.m. on
Thursday 12th August. All friends welcome. No flowers. Donations to
Marie Curie Cancer Care to Merefield & Henstridge, Melbury Abbas,
Shaftesbury, SP7 0BU. 01747 853532.


She was the dau of the 10th Duke of Devonshire (1895-1950) and the
Lady Mary Alice GASCOYNE-CECIL (-1988, (Mistress Robes to The Queen
1953–66) dau of 4th Marquess of SALISBURY. She m 1949 Michael Lambert
TREE (1921-99), of that gentry family formerly of Dytchley Park. They
adopted two daus: Isabella Elizabeth Nancy (b 1964) m 1993 Sir Charles
Raymond BURRELL 10th Bt (b 1962, son of Sir (John) Raymond BURRELL 9th
Bt (1934-2008) and Rowena Frances dau of Michael H PEARCE of
Brackenhills, Inyanga, Rhodesia) and has a son (the ha Edward Lambert
b 1996) and a dau; Esther Anne Mary (b 1966) m 1992 James Michael
Beale CAYZER-COLVIN (b 1965, grandson of the LP Baron CAYZER
(1910-99)) and has issue.


She was sister of the 10th Duke of Devonshire and aunt of the present,
12th Duke.

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