Events in ... 1948 ...

In 1948 John Montague Neville 1948-1965 was born to John Henry Guy Neville 5th Marquess Abergavenny 1914-2000 (33) and Mary Patricia Harrison Marchioness Abergavenny 1915-2000 (32).

In 1948 Emily Mary Seymour 1873-1948 (75) died.

In 1948 Beatrice Venetia Stanley 1887-1948 (61) died.

In 1948 Blanche Elizabeth Campbell Balfour 1880-1948 (68) died.

In 1948 Annabel Crewe-Milnes 1881-1948 (67) died.

In 1948 George Ormsby-Gore 3rd Baron Harlech 1885-1964 (62) was appointed 904th Knight Garter: George VI.

In 1948 Charles Robert Cecil Weld-Forester 1919-1988 (28) and Moyra Rosamund Butler 1920-1959 (27) were divorced.

In 1948 William Arthur Henry Cavendish-Bentinck 7th Duke Portland 1893-1977 (54) was appointed 903rd Knight Garter: George VI.

Jan 1948

13 Jan 1948

On 13 Jan 1948 Peter Charles Beauclerk 1948- was born to Charles Beauclerk 13th Duke St Albans 1915-1988 (32) and Suzanne Marie Fesq Duchess St Albans 1921-2010 (26).

Feb 1948

14 Feb 1948

On 14 Feb 1948 Friedrich Josias Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1918-1998 (29) and Denyse Henrietta Muralt were married.

Mar 1948

13 Mar 1948

On 13 Mar 1948 Helena Victoria Oldenburg 1870-1948 (77) died.

Apr 1948

23 Apr 1948

On 23 Apr 1948 Albrecht Christian Adolf Gl├╝cksburg 1863-1948 (85) died.

May 1948

13 May 1948

On 13 May 1948 William Henry Lawrence Peter Wentworth-Fitzwiliam 8th Earl Fitzwilliam 1910-1948 (37) and Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy 1920-1948 (28) died in a plane crash at the Plateau du Coiron, Saint-Bauzile during the course of their journey from Paris. His titles were inhertited by his second cousin Eric Spencer Wentworth-Fitzwiliam 9th Earl Fitzwilliam 1883-1952 (64). His wealth, estimated at 45 million pounds, including half of the Wentworth Woodhouse, Wentworth, South Yorkshire, Yorkshire estate, the Coolattin estate in County Wicklow, Ireland, and a large part of the Fitzwilliam art collection.

After 13 May 1948 Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy 1920-1948 was buried at Cavendish Plot, St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth, Derbyshire.

Jun 1948

02 Jun 1948

On 02 Jun 1948 Henry Walter Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis 1864-1948 (83) died.

10 Jun 1948

On 10 Jun 1948 Michael Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen 1921- and Anne Bourbon-Parma were married.

Sep 1948

10 Sep 1948

On 10 Sep 1948 Ferdinand Maximilian Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1861-1948 (87) died.

22 Sep 1948

On 22 Sep 1948 Adalbert Hohenzollern 1884-1948 (64) died.

Nov 1948

14 Nov 1948

On 14 Nov 1948 Charles Windsor 1948- was born to Philip Mountbatten Duke Edinburgh 1921- and Elizabeth II Queen United Kingdom 1926-.

20 Nov 1948

On 20 Nov 1948 Edgar Cecil Wolstan Weld-Forester 1871-1948 (77) died.

Dec 1948

21 Dec 1948

On 21 Dec 1948 Amy Courtenay 1865-1948 (83) died in Powderham, Devon.