The Slaugham Archive
Jennie Pettit (née Hood) Year: 1936 Villages: HandcrossAnne, Countess of Rosse, and Oliver Messel
The press capture a photograph of Anne, Countess of Rosse, with her famous brother, Oliver Messel, who had just arrived from working on the scenery and dresses in a Hollywood film. She often referred to him as “Darling Angel Oliver”.
Anne’s marriage to Ronald Armstrong-Jones had been dissolved in 1934 after 10 years together, and she had married Laurence Parsons, 6th Earl of Rosse, in 1935.
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The first shows the wedding in 1932 of Anne’s older brother, Linley Messel, accompanied by page boy, Tony Armstrong-Jones, and bridesmaid, Susan Armstrong-Jones.
The second cutting is of Anne with her two sons from her second marriage.
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Picture added on 19 November 2015 at 20:19
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