Famous Scots - Dorothy Jean Hely Hutchinson Countess Donoughmore
Dorothy Jean Hotham was the daughter of John Beaumont Hotham. She married John Michael Henry Hely Hutchinson, 7th Earl of Donoughmore of Knocklofty, son of Richard Walter John Hely Hutchinson, 6th Earl of Donoughmore of Knocklofty and Elena Maria Grace, on 27 July 1925.3 She died on 29 December 1995. Her married name became Hely Hutchinson. She was invested as a Member, Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.) in 1947.
As a result of her marriage, Dorothy Jean Hotham was styled as Countess of Donoughmore of Knocklofty on 19 October 1948. In June 1974 she was kidnapped, with her husband, by the IRA as a political hostage, and released after a week. She was invested as a Serving Sister, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (S.S.St.J.).
Title: COUNTESS DONOUGHMORE
Firstname: DOROTHY JEAN
LastName: HELY HUTCHINSON
Date of Death: 29th Dec 1995
Age at Death: 89
Cemetery: Dankeith Cemetery
PostCode: KA1 5PS
Region: Ayrshire and Arran
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