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Renée, Mrs Peter Robeson, (née de Rothschild) (1927-2015)

Renée Louise Marie de Rothschild was the daughter of Anthony Gustav de Rothschild (1887-1961) and Yvonne Lydia Louise de Rothschild (née Cahen d'Anvers) (1899-1977). She married Peter David Robeson (b.1929) in 1955. Mrs Robeson was a popular and successful owner and trainer of racehorses from her farm and stud at Tyringham, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire. Mrs Robeson died in 2015.

Renée, Mrs Peter Robeson, photographs, c.1935; 2006

000/1683, 1 VHS cassette, 1 CD

CD of digital images of Renée as a child and young woman with her mother Yvonne Cahen d'Anvers,  grandmother Marie Perugia and sister Anne as a baby; also photograph of Yvonne Cahen d'Anvers with Anthony de Rothschild in sleigh; VHS cassette of  Olney Lad winning at Punchestown in 2006 with jockey J A McCarthy. Olney Lad was trained by Mrs Robeson and owned by local residents.

Renée, Mrs Peter Robeson, private papers, 1944

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Decorative envelope wrapper with 1d black and 2d blue stamps, addressed to N M Rothschild & Sons, New Court, St Swithin's Lane, London. Presented as a seventeenth birthday gift to Renée de Rothschild by her mother, the cover and stamps are affixed to a card, together with explanatory notes by the vendor, all contained within an envelope with the pencil inscription: "Heureuse Fete! with love et milles bons voeux, chere Renée from Mummy".

Renée, Mrs Peter Robeson, Memorial Service, 2015

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Order of service for the funeral of Mrs Renée Robeson held at the Parish Church of St Peter of Tyringham with Filgrave, Friday 23 January 2015.