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Thursday, June 13, 2013

The 15th Earl of Kinnoull 1935-2013

_. The Earl of Kinnoull, died 7 June, 2013, in Scotland. He was 78. A peer for 75 years, the 15th Earl (Peerage of Scotland, cr 1633), was also Viscount Dupplin (Peerage Scotland, 1627), Lord Hay of Kinfauns (Peerage of Scot, Scotland 1633), & Baron Hay, of Pedwardine (Peerage of GB, 1711). (Arthur) William George Patrick Hay was b 26 May, 1935, son of George Harley Hay, the 14th Earl of Kinnoull (1902-38), by his 2nd wife the former Mary Ethel Isabel Meyrick (d Dec 1938), dau of Dr Ferdinand Richard Holmes Meyrick, and succeeded to the family honours on his father's death, 18 Mar, 1938. He married 1 June, 1961, Gay Anne Lowson, dau of Sir Denys Lowson, 1st Baronet, Lord Mayor of London 1950-51, by whom he had issue, a son and three daughters. The peerages now devolve upon his Lordship's only son, Charles William Harley Hay, styled Viscount Dupplin, who was born 20 Dec, 1962. -=-

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