_.Diana,Countess oif Ilchester, widow of Maurice Fox-Strangways, 9th Earl of Ilchester, died 1 March, 2011. She was 89. The former Diana Mary Elizabeth Simpson, she wed the future peer in 1941. He inherited the peerage on the demise of his father in 1970, and died in 2006.
A Memorial Service is to be held at St Mary's Church, Westerham, 22nd March.