Rosemary Millicent Ward

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Rosemary Millicent Ward (Leveson-Gower)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Dunrobin Castle, Sutherland, Scotland
Death: Died
Cause of death: plane crash
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Cromartie Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 4th Duke of Sutherland and Millicent Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, The Duchess of Sutherland
Wife of William Humble Eric Ward, 3rd Earl of Dudley
Mother of William Ward, 4th Earl of Dudley; Hon. John Jeremy Ward and Hon. Peter Alistair Ward
Sister of Victoria Elizabeth Leveson-Gower; George Granville Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 5th Duke of Sutherland and Lord Alastair St. Clair Leveson-Gower

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About Rosemary Millicent Ward

Lady Rosemary Millicent was the daughter of Cromartie Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 4th Duke of Sutherland and Lady Millicent Fanny St. Clair-Erskine.

She married William Humble Eric Ward, 3rd Earl of Dudley, son of Sir William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley and Rachel Gurney, on 8 March 1919.

She died on 21 July 1930 at age 36, killed in a plane crash. -------------------- On July 21, 1930 Lord Dufferin was flying with a party of friends from Berck, a small village in France near Le Touquet, back to England when the plane crashed outside Meopham, Kent, killing all those on board. The others in the party were Sir Edward Simons Ward, Bt.; Viscountess Ednam, the wife of Viscount Ednam (heir to the Earl of Dudley and a daughter of Cromartie Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 4th Duke of Sutherland); and Mrs Loeffler, a well-known society hostess, along with the pilot, Lt. Col. George Lochart Henderson and the assistant pilot, Mr C. D. Shearing.

[src: JonnyK@peerage-news Mar 28 2008, 1:05 pm] -------------------- On July 21, 1930 Lord Dufferin was flying with a party of friends from Berck, a small village in France near Le Touquet, back to England when the plane crashed outside Meopham, Kent, killing all those on board. The others in the party were Sir Edward Simons Ward, Bt.; Viscountess Ednam, the wife of Viscount Ednam (heir to the Earl of Dudley and a daughter of Cromartie Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 4th Duke of Sutherland); and Mrs Loeffler, a well-known society hostess, along with the pilot, Lt. Col. George Lochart Henderson and the assistant pilot, Mr C. D. Shearing.

[src: JonnyK@peerage-news Mar 28 2008, 1:05 pm]

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Rosemary Millicent Ward's Timeline

1893
August 9, 1893
Dunrobin Castle, Sutherland, Scotland
1919
March 8, 1919
Age 25
1920
January 5, 1920
Age 26
1922
May 7, 1922
Age 28
1926
February 8, 1926
Age 32
Chelsea, London, England
1930
July 21, 1930
Age 36