Ruth Roche, Baroness Fermoy

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Ruth Sylvia Roche (Gill), Baroness Fermoy

Also Known As: "Lady Fermoy"
Birthplace: Dalhebity, Bieldside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: Died in 36 Eaton Square, London, England
Place of Burial: Sandringham Estate, Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Colonel William Smith Gill and Ruth Gill (Littlejohn)
Wife of Maurice Roche, 4th Baron Fermoy
Mother of Mary Cynthia Burke Roche; Frances Shand Kydd and Edmund Roche, 5th Baron Fermoy
Sister of Alexander O. Gill; Raymond M Gill and Norman R. Gill

Occupation: Lady of Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
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About Ruth Roche, Baroness Fermoy

"Ruth Roche, Baroness Fermoy, DCVO, OBE, (2 October 1908 – 6 July 1993) was a friend and confidante of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, and the maternal grandmother of Lady Diana Spencer, later Princess of Wales."





[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1414. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."

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Ruth Roche, Baroness Fermoy's Timeline

October 2, 1908
Dalhebity, Bieldside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
August 19, 1934
Age 25
January 20, 1936
Age 27
Park House, Sandringham, Norfolk, England
March 20, 1939
Age 30
London, England
July 6, 1993
Age 84
36 Eaton Square, London, England
Sandringham Estate, Sandringham, Norfolk, England