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Hon. Sybilla Laura Russell Fey (née St John)
by Bassano Ltdwhole-plate glass negative, 15 May 1934NPG x151096
by Bassano Ltdwhole-plate glass negative, 15 May 1934NPG x151095
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1 March 2017, 12:21
My Mother - Sybilla Laura Russell Fey (nee StJohn) born October 26th 1915 - died 28th March 1988. The youngest daughter of Mowbray StJohn - 18th Baron Stjohn of Bletsoe - the last generation to live at Melchbourne Park Melchbourne Bedfordshire - the family seat of the StJohns from 1632 when they moved out of Bletsoe Castle. Bletsoe Castle was where Margaret Beaufort (Mother of Henry V11) was born and I believe from where she was married. Margaret Beaufort's
Mother was Margaret StJohn who was married to Oliver StJohn of Bletsoe
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