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Friday, November 01, 2013

+ Christine Baroness Garvagh

_.Christine Baroness Garvagh, who died at The Abbey, Amesbury, 29 October, 2013, aged 90, was the first wife of Alexander Leopold Ivor George Canning, 5th Baron Garvagh (b 6 Oct, 1920) (Peerage of Ireland, cr 1818). She was the former (Edith) Christine Cooper, second daughter of Jack Cooper, of Liitle Bridley, Worplesdon, Surrey, and married the then Hon Alexander Canning, as his first wife, 12 July, 1947. He succeeded to the peerage, 16 July, 1956, and they divorced in 1973. Christine Lady Garvagh is survived by a son and two daughters. Funeral at St Mary and St Melor Parish Church, Amesbury, Wiltshire, Tues 12 Nov. -=-

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