Sir Geoffrey Adam Shakerley, 6th Baronet 1932-2012

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Michael Rhodes

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Dec 6, 2012, 8:51:28 AM12/6/12
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_.Sir Geoffrey Adam Shakerley, 6th Baronet, who died suddenly, 3 December, 2012, aged 79, wasa society photographer who married a cousin of the Queen. He was born 9 Dec, 1932, son of Maj Sir Cyril Shakerley, 5th Baronet (1897-1970), by his wife the former Elizabeth Averil Eardley-Wilmot, scion of the Eardley-Wilmot Baronets (Bt, UK, cr 1821); succeeded to the baronetcy (cr UK, 1838), on his father's demise, 1970; married 1stly, 3 Jul 1962, the actress Virginia Maskell (who d. 25 Jan 1968); married 2ndly, 1972, Lady Elizabeth Georgiana Anson (b 7 Jun 1941), the party planner,scion of the Earls of Lichfield (Peerage of the UK, cr 1831), sister of the late 5th Earl of Lichfield (1939-2005), daughter of Lt-Col Viscount Anson (1913-58), by his 1st wife, Anne Ferelith Fenella Bowes Lyon (1917-80), scion of the Earls of Strathmore & Kinghorne ,later wife of Prince Georg of Denmark, and a niece of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, &c.

Sir Geoffrey leaves 2 sons, Nicholas and Peter, from his first marriage, and a daughter,Fiona, from his 2nd marriage. The elder son, Nicholas Simon Adam, born 20 Dec, 1963, inherits the baronetcy.

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Richard R

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Dec 8, 2012, 4:31:05 AM12/8/12
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The Shakerleys divorced quietly a few years ago. So the reference in the death notice may refer to a 3rd wife

Richard R

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Dec 8, 2012, 4:35:10 AM12/8/12
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Michael Rhodes

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Dec 9, 2012, 1:57:52 AM12/9/12
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Thanks for the update!

Michael Rhodes

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Feb 12, 2013, 2:15:52 AM2/12/13
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A Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate Sir Geoffrey Shakerley's life will be held on Friday 15th February 2013 at St Lukes, Sydney Street, Chelsea at 12 noon.

Michael Rhodes

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Feb 16, 2013, 4:53:09 AM2/16/13
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Richard R

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Feb 17, 2013, 4:20:41 AM2/17/13
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Sir Geoffrey's former wife Lady Elizabeth also attended the memorial service
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