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Ruth Sylvia Burke Gill Roche
Birth: Oct. 2, 1908
Aberdeen City, Scotland
Death: Jul. 6, 1993

Lady Fermoy. Dame of the Royal Victorian Order. Married Edmund Maurice Burke Roche in 1931. Lifelong confidante and lady in waiting to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. She was an accomplished concert pianist in Britain and Europe in her youth. She and her husband were instrumental in the extensive restoration of the Guildhall of St. George, where Shakespeare was reputed to have appeared, and which is considered one of finest examples of a medieval Guildhall in Europe. Lady Fermoy also, with her husband, was the founder of the celebrated King's Lynn Festival, which often features the finest performers in music and the arts, and which is now in its fifth decade. Grandmother to Diana, Princess of Wales(bio by: Rae) 
Family links: 
  William Smith Gill (1865 - 1957)
  Ruth Littlejohn Gill (1879 - 1964)
  Edmund Maurice Roche (1885 - 1955)*
  Frances Ruth Burke Roche Shand Kydd (1936 - 2004)*
  Jean Forbes Gill Marcus (1901 - 1987)*
  Ruth Sylvia Burke Gill Roche (1908 - 1993)
*Calculated relationship
St Mary Magdalene Churchyard
Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough
Norfolk, England
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