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  • ID: I92
  • Name: Meriel Eleanor Fetherstonhaugh
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 12 FEB 1897
  • Death: 13 APR 1978
  • Burial: Horsington, Somerset
  • Note: Source: Alec Russell
  • Note:

    Heiress of father, her brother having predeceased their father.
    I believe she met her future husband Sydney Russell skiing in Switzerland.
    Did she meet her future Scottish husband through the fact that her father Cecil had been ADC to a Scottish officer?
    Capt Cecil Fetherstonhaugh was ADC to Maj Gen Alec Elliott in Scotland, who was uncle to Meriel Fetherstonhaugh. Cecil resigned the post to ?live amongst his own people? at Bracklyn.
    (Source: Newspaper article) [When? Where?]
    Which led to which, the marriage to Meriel or the job with her uncle?
    Sir Alexander James Hardy Elliott KCB was Colonel of the 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers) 1892-1902. Born 1825. Died 1909. He married Gertrude Williams (Meriel?s aunt) in 1855.
    Probate London 20 April to Meriel Eleanor Russell [wife of Sidney Cumine Russell] Effects 1494 7s 6d
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  • Change Date: 29 NOV 2012

    Father: Cecil Howard Digby Fetherstonhaugh b: 22 FEB 1857
    Mother: Meriel Gertrude Wilmot Williams b: 7 MAR 1863 in Herringston, Dorset, England

    Marriage 1 Sydney Cumine Russell b: 16 APR 1895 in Scotland
    • Married: 19 APR 1922 in St Saviours, Walton St, London
    1. Has Children Meriel Sidney Russell b: 22 JUL 1924 in Aden, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
    2. Has No Children Alexander Ashley Cumine Russell b: 10 OCT 1926 in 3 Coates Gardens, Edinburgh
    3. Has Children Anthea Elspeth Cumine Russell b: 10 APR 1928 in 16 Belgrave Crescent, Edinburgh
    4. Has Children Living Russell
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