Monday, 22 January 2018

Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie of York to Marry in the Autumn

His Royal Highness The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York have announced today that their youngest daughter Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie of York has got engaged to Mr Jack Brooksbank. 

The wedding will take place at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle and will be in the autumn of this year.

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Caspian Donald Hicks (born.January 21st 2018) son of Mr Ashley Hicks and Mrs Katalina Hicks

Caspian Donald Hicks was born today, the son of Mr Ashley Hicks and Mrs Katalina Hicks, Mr Ashley Hicks is the only son of Lady Pamela Hicks née Mountbatten the younger daughter of the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma and her husband Mr David Nightingale Hicks, Caspian is Lady Pamela Hicks’s tenth grandchild.

Mr Ashley Hicks is the godson of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, he is also a cousin of the Duke via his grandfather the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma who was the Duke’s maternal uncle.

Mr Ashley Hicks already has two children by his first wife but Caspian is his first son and first child by his second wife. Caspian like is father is distantly in the line of succession to the British throne. The announcement was made on their Instagram pages. @ashleyhicks1970 @katahicks

Friday, 19 January 2018

GCMG for the New Governor-General of Saint Lucia

The Queen has appointed His Excellency the Honourable Emmanuel Neville Cenac the honour of Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (GCMG) on his appointment as Governor-General of Saint Lucia.

New Deputy Lieutenants of the Royal County of Berkshire

James Puxley, Lord-Lieutenant of the Royal County of Berkshire has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of the Royal County of Berkshire

Mr Christopher Robert Barrett
Mr Richard Bennett
Mr David Ellis Brownlow
Dr Peter Durrant MBE
Mrs Victoria Jane Fishburn
Mr Adrian Neil Raeburn McAlpine
Mr Sean Zain Taylor

Thursday, 18 January 2018

New Deputy Lieutenants of Hertfordshire

Robert Voss CBE, Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of Hertfordshire

Mr Anthony Chapman
Ms Jane McCue
Mr Fergus McMullen
Mr Vinay Tanna

New Honorary Dental Surgeon to the Queen

Her Majesty the Queen appointed Colonel S. L. Ramage to be an Honorary Dental Surgeon to her Royal Household in succession to Colonel P. D. Jackson TD VR.

New Honorary Dental Surgeon to the Queen

Her Majesty the Queen appointed Colonel T. J. Davies to be an Honorary Dental Surgeon to her Royal Household in succession to Colonel S. J. Creasey.

New Deputy Lieutenants of Perth and Kinross

Brigadier Melville Jameson CBE, Lord-Lieutenant of Perth and Kinross has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of Perth and Kinross.

The Right Honourable the Earl of Kinnoull
Mr Charles Gallagher

New Aide-de-Camp to the Queen

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed Colonel J. S. Gunning, Aide-de-Camp to her household in succession to Colonel S. G. Hutchinson MBE.

New Aide-de-Camp of Army Reserve to the Queen

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed Brigadier S. J. R. Graham VR to the position of Aide-de-Camp of the Army Reserve to her Royal Household in succession to Brigadier C. A. Coull VR.

New Aide-de-Camp to the Queen

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed Colonel J. D. Bryant OBE, Aide-de-Camp to her household in succession to Colonel R. M. Green.

New Deputy Lieutenant of City of Edinburgh

Councillor Frank Ross, Lord Provost of the Edinburgh has commissioned the following person to become a Deputy Lieutenant of City of Edinburgh.

Mr James Thomson OBE DL

Sunday, 14 January 2018

New Deputy Lieutenants of Northumberland

The Duchess of Northumberland, Lord-Lieutenant of Northumberland has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of Northumberland.

Group Captain Timothy Charles Willbond
Colonel Ian Benjamin Speke

New Privy Councillors of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty the Queen approved the following people members of Her Majesty’s most Honourable Privy Council.

Mr Damian Hinds MP
Sir Seamus Treacy

Friday, 12 January 2018

Zara Tindall is expecting her second child

The Queen’s granddaughter Mrs Zara Tindall MBE and her husband Mr Mike Tindall MBE have announced expecting their second child in the summer of 2018.

Buckingham Palace has said Her Majesty and the rest of the royal family are very pleased with the news. 

The baby will be Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal’s fourth grandchild and Her Majesty the Queen’s and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh’s seventh great-grandchild.

Thursday, 11 January 2018

New Privy Councillors of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty the Queen approved the following people members of Her Majesty’s most Honourable Privy Council.

Ms Claire Perry MP
Ms Caroline Nokes MP

New Deputy Lieutenants of Greater London

Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE, Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of Greater London.

Rev'd Martin Hislop
The Rt Hon The Lord Houghton of Richmond GCB CBE ADC Gen
Mr Simon Ovens

High Sheriffs of Northern Ireland for 2018/2019

The following people have been appointed High Sheriff for the Counties of Northern Ireland for 2018/2019.


Northern Ireland

For County Antrim
2018/2019: Miss Gillian May Bingham

For County Armagh
2018/2019: Mrs Catherine Mary Adams

For County Down
2018/2019: Mrs Susan Cunningham

For County Fermanagh
2018/2019: Mr John Patrick Maguire

For County Londonderry
2018/2019: Miss Anna Mary Clyde MBE

For County Tyrone
2018/2019: Mr Barry McGonigle

For County Borough of Belfast
2018/2019: Councillor Carole Beverley Howard

For County Borough of Londonderry
2018/2019: Miss Agnes Geraldine Gavin

Saturday, 30 December 2017

RVM for the Yeoman Bed Goer of the Queen’s Body Guard of The Yeomen of The Guard

Mr John Anthony Denton has been awarded the Royal Victorian Medal (Silver) for his service as Yeoman Bed Goer of the Queen’s Body Guard of The Yeomen of The Guard.

RVM (Gold) for Yeoman of the Glass and China Pantry

Mr Stephen Henry Ronald Marshall MVO RVM has been awarded the Royal Victorian Medal in Gold (RVM) for his service as Yeoman of the Glass and China Pantry within the Royal Household.