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48 minutes ago, YoungWillz said:

Death Notice for Randolph Stewart, 13th Earl of Galloway, now added to the Telegraph announcements today: http://announcements.telegraph.co.uk/deaths/241233/stewart


Genuinely shocked this happened off radar. 

Quite a colourful life. His parents lobotomised him when he was younger (he had what would now be identified as autism). 

I imagine his obit will be worth a read!

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10 hours ago, Ulitzer95 said:


Genuinely shocked this happened off radar. 

Quite a colourful life. His parents lobotomised him when he was younger (he had what would now be identified as autism). 

I imagine his obit will be worth a read!

Very odd.

Could it be Covid - some care home deaths with it had happened by the end of march.

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Interesting interview with the Countess of Mar, 80 in September.

 

She just retired from the House of Lords and as such there are no remaining female hereditary peers.

 

There were 5 of them left after the reforms in 1999 but 4 of them died and were replaced by men. 

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Death Notice for Rose Stephenson (nee Asquith) aged 94, the daughter of Cyril Asquith, Baron Asquith of Bishopstone, who in turn was the youngest son of former PM Herbert Henry Asquith: http://announcements.telegraph.co.uk/deaths/242083/stephenson

 

Married to John Stephenson, a former Lord Justice of Appeal who died in 1998.

 

She's mentioned in most of the above Wiki links and also here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asquith_family

 

And who says there isn't a class system and an Establishment.....

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On 23/04/2020 at 01:15, Ulitzer95 said:


Genuinely shocked this happened off radar. 

Quite a colourful life. His parents lobotomised him when he was younger (he had what would now be identified as autism). 

I imagine his obit will be worth a read!

 

Given the amount I've read about reduced lifespans and autism its impressive that he made it to 91. Especially given that he was not left anything bar the title by his parents and was subject to such barbaric medical treatment. 

 

On the subject of lobotomies, there can't be too many left alive who had them surely? 

 

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Death Notice for Sir William Pigott-Brown, 3rd Baronet: http://announcements.telegraph.co.uk/deaths/242202/pigott-brown-sir-william-bt

 

Wiki (mention): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pigott-Brown_baronets

 

He succeeded to the baronetcy within his first two years of life and held it since 1942. According to various articles, he seems to have enjoyed gambling and the ladies and there's some indication he was a jockey at some point.There appears to be no heir to the baronetcy.

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17 minutes ago, YoungWillz said:

Death Notice for Sir William Pigott-Brown, 3rd Baronet: http://announcements.telegraph.co.uk/deaths/242202/pigott-brown-sir-william-bt

 

Wiki (mention): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pigott-Brown_baronets

 

He succeeded to the baronetcy within his first two years of life and held it since 1942. According to various articles, he seems to have enjoyed gambling and the ladies and there's some indication he was a jockey at some point.There appears to be no heir to the baronetcy.

 

I'm pretty sure I remember him riding as an amateur in NH races.

Yes, here he is.  https://sites.google.com/site/jockeypedia5/pigott-brown-william

Won't be surprised if he gets a QO.

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Nicolas Rea, 3rd Baron Rea, died on Monday aged 91 according to the UK Parliament site.

Before taking an active role in the House, he was an Army doctor, serving in Nigeria before becoming a GP in north London. 

A hereditary peer, he first sat in the House of Lords in 1982 and was elected to remain in 1999 when the reforms came in.

His death means that The 3rd Viscount Simon, 79, is the last Labour hereditary elected to stay in 1999 still living.

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44 minutes ago, Ulitzer95 said:

Nicolas Rea, 3rd Baron Rea, died on Monday aged 91 according to the UK Parliament site.

Before taking an active role in the House, he was an Army doctor, serving in Nigeria before becoming a GP in north London. 

A hereditary peer, he first sat in the House of Lords in 1982 and was elected to remain in 1999 when the reforms came in.

His death means that The 3rd Viscount Simon, 79, is the last Labour hereditary elected to stay in 1999 still living.

One of those DDP picks we need a QO for.

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5 hours ago, YoungWillz said:

One of those DDP picks we need a QO for.

Here’s the Telegraph for you

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When oh when will the Earl of Airlie and the Duchess of Grafton appear on the updates here  and affirm my wisdom in choosing them year after year.....:scratchhead:;)

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21 hours ago, Toast said:

 

I'm pretty sure I remember him riding as an amateur in NH races.

Yes, here he is.  https://sites.google.com/site/jockeypedia5/pigott-brown-william

Won't be surprised if he gets a QO.

Not that it really matters for pooling purposes, but @Toast you are right: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8385713/RICHARD-KAY-dies-aged-79-men-lived-life-gallop-Sir-William-Pigott-Brown.html

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