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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Sir Ralph Harry Carr-Ellison, KCVO 1925-2014

__. Sir Ralph Harry Carr-Ellison, KCVO, Lord Lieutenant of Tyne & Weat 1984-2000, died 26 August, 2014. He was 88. Sir Ralph was head of the landed gentry family of Carr-Ellison, of Hedgeley Hall, near Alnwick, Northumberland.

He was born 8 Dec, 1925, eldest son of John Campbell Carr-Ellison (1897-1956), by his 1st wife the former Daphne Hermione Indica Cradock; married 1stly  23 May, 1951,Mary Clare McMorrough Kavanagh (d 1996), scion of that landed family (whose sister married a Duke of Leinster), by whom he had issue; married 2ndly, Gay____.

Funeral at St Maurice's Church, Eglingham, near Alnwick, Thurs, 4 September.

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