Nina Caroline Studley-Herbert, 12th Countess of Seafield

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Nina Seafield

Nina Caroline Studley-Herbert, 12th Countess of Seafield (17 April 1906 – 30 September 1969) was a Scottish peeress.

She was the only child of James Ogilvie-Grant, 11th Earl of Seafield and Ann Nina Ogilvie-Grant. On 24 January 1930, she married Derek Herbert Studley-Herbert. They divorced in 1957.[1] Her former husband died of cancer on 26 March 1960.[1][2]

She was one of the seven godparents to Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, who was christened on 5 April 1930 at the church of the Middle Temple.[3]

The Countess of Seafield died on 30 September 1969 of cancer.[2] At her death, she was the second richest woman in Britain after the Queen.[2]


  1. ^ a b Lundy, Darryl. "Derek Herbert Ogilvie-Grant-Studley-Herbert". The Peerage. Retrieved 16 October 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Lady Pauline Ogilvie-Grant Nicholson; Aristocrat". The Herald. 5 February 2010. Retrieved 15 October 2014. 
  3. ^ Cathcart, Helen (1968). Lord Snowdon. London: W.H. Allen. p. 45. 
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
James Ogilvie-Grant
Countess of Seafield
Succeeded by
Ian Ogilvie-Grant