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Tuesday, August 07, 2012

4th Viscount Hambleden (1930-2012)

_The 4th Viscount Hambleden, died 2 August, 2012, at Reno, Nevada. He was 82. He was born William Herbert Smith, 2 April, 1930, son of the 3rd Viscount Hambleden (1903-48) by his wife the former Lady Patrici Herbert, DCVO (1904-94), sometime Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, daughter of the 15th Earl of Pembroke; he married in 1955 (div 1988), Countess Maria Carmela Attolico di Adelfia, by whom he had five sons; married secondly, 1988, Mrs Lesley Watson. The peerage (cr UK, 1891), now devolves upon his Lordship's eldest son, the Hon (William) Henry Bernard Smith, who was b 18 Nov, 1955.

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