Maurice Roche, 6th Baron Fermoy

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Patrick Maurice Burke Roche, 6th Baron Fermoy (11 October 1967) is an Irish peer.[1]

He is the eldest son of Edmund Roche, 5th Baron Fermoy and his wife, Lavinia Pitman.

He was educated at Eton College, and served in the Blues and Royals. He also worked as a pub manager at the Windsor Castle pub in Campden Hill, London.

Lord Fermoy is a first cousin of Diana, Princess of Wales. He was Page of Honour to Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother between 1982 and 1984. He inherited the title of Baron Fermoy when his father died in 1984.

Marriage and children[edit]

On 26 March 1998, he married Tessa Fiona Kayll, daughter of Major David Pelham Kayll and his wife, Sheila Morrison.

They have two daughters:

  • The Hon. Arabella Elizabeth Burke Roche, born 18 March 1999
  • The Hon. Eliza Lavinia Burke Roche, born 9 November 2000

As Lord Fermoy has no sons, his heir is his younger brother, Edmund Hugh Burke Roche.




Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Edmund Roche
Baron Fermoy