Re: The Official Married Names Thread
CHOLMONDELEY, LADY SYBIL (nee Sybil Sassoon)
Lady Sybil Cholmondeley (pronounced "Chumley") was born Sybil Sassoon.
Born January 1894, in London
Died 26 December 1989
Married George Horatio Charles Cholmondeley, 5th Marquess of Cholmondeley 6 August 1913
Sybil was the heiress to the vast Sassoon fortune. The Sassons were a Jewish family who had originally come from Baghdad. Md on 6 August 1913 to George Horatio Charles Cholmondeley, 5th Marquess of Cholmondeley (19 May 1883 – 16 September 1968), styled Earl of Rocksavage from birth until 1923. Also a tennis player, he is in the 1927 men's Wimbledon draw.
Children: Lady Aline Caroline (5 October 1916– ?) George Henry Hugh (24 April 1919-13 March 1990) and John George (15 November 1920-October 1986)
The tennis playing Rocksavages are the same couple, as they were Count and Countess Rocksavage from 1913-1923
More information on her may be found in: Stansky, Peter. (2003). Sasson: the worlds of Philip and Sybil. New Haven: Yale University Press.