1952

The 5th Earl of Dunraven dies, and his eldest son Richard Southwell Windham Robert Wyndham-Quin becomes the 6th Earl. He was born in the hills of Tamil Nadu, India where his father was stationed. He married his wife, Nancy Yuille in 1934 in Palm Beach where they met. They had three children: Lady Melissa, Lady Caroline and Viscount Adare. He is shown here with his family in front of Kilgobbin House. From left to right: the 6th Earl of Dunraven, Thady, Melissa, Caroline and Nancy, Countess of Dunraven. This photograph was taken after the children’s return from New York where they stayed with their American grandmother following the outbreak of war in 1940.