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Isobel (née Scott), Lady Chaytor

(died 1968), Former wife of Sir Edmund Chaytor, 6th Bt, and later wife of Edwin Burton Fiske; daughter of Thomas Scott

Sitter in 3 portraits

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Isobel (née Scott), Lady Chaytor, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x75167

Isobel (née Scott), Lady Chaytor

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 27 August 1920
NPG x75167

Isobel (née Scott), Lady Chaytor, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x75168

Isobel (née Scott), Lady Chaytor

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 27 August 1920
NPG x75168

Isobel (née Scott), Lady Chaytor, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x75169

Isobel (née Scott), Lady Chaytor

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 27 August 1920
NPG x75169

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Bob Kenchington

20 July 2018, 23:26

Hi there, the lady in question was my Great Grandmother. Apparently, so the story goes, she died in Madeira in 1968. Her son, Sir William Chaytor went over to Madiera to collect her ashes. On returning to England, he stopped off at a pub and whilst he was having a drink, someone stole his car, with Lady Isobel's ashes in the boot.
So, as the story continues, he didn't admit to losing her ashes and used ashes from a fireplace instead, which are now intered at Witton Castle. However, she is still travelling in someone's car boot. Still the adventurer!!
Sources: Francesca Kenchington (from her brother Richard Vaux)

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