Roland Cubitt, 3rd Baron Ashcombe
|The Lord Ashcombe|
|Spouse(s)||1. Sonia Rosemary Keppel
2. Idina Joan Mills (née Myddleton)
3. Jean Baylis (née Garland)
|Father||Henry Cubitt, 2nd Baron Ashcombe|
|Born||26 January 1899|
|Died||28 October 1962(aged 63)|
Roland Calvert Cubitt, 3rd Baron Ashcombe (26 January 1899 – 28 October 1962) was a member of the British aristocracy. He became Baron Ashcombe on the death of his father Henry Cubitt, 2nd Baron Ashcombe in 1947.
Education and career
Cubitt was educated at Eton College and the Royal Military College Sandhurst. He rose to the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the Coldstream Guards. He held office as Deputy Lieutenant, and later Vice-Lord-Lieutenant, of Surrey.
On 16 November 1920 he married Sonia Keppel, daughter of Hon. George Keppel and his wife Alice Keppel (mistress of King Edward VII), at the Guard's Chapel, Wellington Barracks in London. They divorced in 1947 after having three children:
- Hon. Rosalind Maud Cubitt (11 August 1921 – 14 July 1994), who married Major Bruce Shand and had children including:
m. Charles, Prince of Wales later Duchess of Cornwall
- Henry Cubitt, 4th Baron Ashcombe (b. 31 March 1924)
- Hon. Jeremy John Cubitt (7 May 1927 – 12 January 1958)
He married secondly, on 6 August 1948, Idina Joan Mills (former wife of Lieut. John Charles Trueman Mills), daughter of Col. Robert Edward Middleton, and his wife Lady Violet Wellesley.
He married thirdly, on 2 July 1959, Jean Baylis (former wife of Greville Pollard Baylis), daughter of Charles Tuller Garland.
Death and burial
He died on 28 October 1962 is buried in the churchyard of St Barnabas Church, Ranmore Common, Surrey.
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