Simon Fraser, 15th Lord Lovat - Family

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Simon Christopher Joseph Fraser, Master of Lovat and 15th Lord Lovat (b. 9 Jul 1911 - d. 16 March 1995), was the son and eldest child of Simon Joseph Fraser, 14th Baron Lovat (b.1871-d.1933), and the Hon. Laura Lister (b.1892-d.1965).

His siblings were:

  • 2 Hon. Magdalen Mary Charlotte Fraser (b. 1 August 1913 - d. 27 September 1969) Died at the age of 56.
  • 3 Sir Hugh Charles Patrick Joseph Fraser (b. 23 Jan 1918 - d. 6 March 1984) Died at the age of 66 from lung cancer.
  • 4 Hon. Veronica Nell Fraser (b. 1920 - d. 27 January 2005) Died at the age of 85.
  • 5 Mary Diana Rose "Rose" Fraser (b. 15 Apr 1926 - d. 31 Aug 1940) Died at the age of 14.

He married Rosamond Delves Broughton on 10 October 1938. They had six children.

  1. Simon Augustine Fraser, Master of Lovat Married Virginia Grose in 1972. They had four children: the Hon. Violet Fraser (b.1972), the Hon. Honor Fraser (b. 1973), Simon Christopher Joseph Fraser, 16th Lord Lovat (b.1977), and the Hon. Jack Fraser (b.1984). Died at the age of 54 of a heart-attack while hunting on the family estate at Beaufort Castle.
  2. Hon. Fiona Mary Fraser Married Robin Richard Allen in 1982 and have no issue.
  3. Hon. Annabel Thérèse ("Tessa") Fraser She married her first husband Hugh William Mackay, 14th Baron Reay 14 September 1964 and divorced in 1978. They had 3 children: Æneas Simon Mackay, Master of Reay (b. 20 Mar 1965), the Hon. Laura Mackay (b. 1966), and the Hon. Edward Andrew Mackay (b.1976). She married her second husband Henry Neville Lindley Keswick in 1985 and have no issue.
  4. Hon. Kim Maurice Fraser Married Joanna ("Janna") North on 18 Oct 1975 and has 3 sons: Thomas Oswald Mungo Fraser (b. 25 August 1976), Joseph Oscar Edward Fraser (b. 1978), and Maximilian Alexander Kim Fraser (b. 1982). Kim is now married to Sarah, ex-wife of his second cousin Kit Fraser, a descendant of the 12th Lord Lovat.
  5. Hon. Hugh Alastair Joseph Fraser Married Drusilla Jane Montgomerie on 1 May 1976 and had four children: Cosmo Alexander Raoul Fraser (b.1977), Poppy Augusta Fraser (b.1979), Raoul Alastair Joseph Fraser (b.1980), and Eloise Hermione Fraser (b.1986). Patron of the Royal Scottish Forestry Society. Died of cancer at the age of 63.
  6. Hon. Andrew Roy Matthew Fraser Married Lady Charlotte Anne Greville (b. 6 Jun 1958) in 1979 and had 2 daughters: Daisy Rosamund Fraser (b. 1985) and Laura Alfreda Fraser (b. 1987). Died at the age of 42 after being fatally gored by buffalo while on safari in Tanzania.

The 15th Lord Lovat's first son and heir Simon Augustine Fraser, Master of Lovat, and third son Hugh Fraser predeceased him in 1994 within days of each other. He then died a year later in 1995. The title then passed to his grandson Simon Christopher Fraser, who became the 16th Lord Lovat.

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