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Monday, February 27, 2012

Hon Peregrine John Wishart Fairfax

The Hon. Peregrine John Wishart Fairfax, a son of the 12th Lord Fairfax of Cameron, died 23rd February, 2012. He was 86. Mr Fairfax was born 8 March, 1925. His father, Albert Kirby Fairfax (1870-1939) succeeded his father in 1900 as 12th holder of the peerage (cr Scotland, 1627).

Peregrine's mother was thre former Maude Wishart McKelvie, who d. 4 Oct, 1973.

He married 1965, Virginia Alexandra de L'Etang Kindersley, scion of the Barons Kindersley, by whom he had issue, a son, Thomas, b 1966, and a daughter, Doune, b 1968.

Mr Fairfax was best man at the wedding of Princess Alexandra of Kent and the Hon Angus Ogilvy at Westminster Abbey in April, 1963. He served as High Sheriff of Northumberland in 1971.

The funeral takes place at Berwick-upon-Tweed, 21 Mar, 2012.

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