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5 April: By command of The Queen, the Baroness Trumpington (Baroness-in-Waiting) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this afternoon upon the Departure of The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon for the United States of America and bade farewell to Her Royal Highness on behalf of Her Majesty.

Mrs Robert de Pass has succeeded Lady Abel Smith as Lady- in-Waiting to The Queen.


5 April: The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon left Heathrow Airport, London, this afternoon for a visit to the United States of America.

Her Royal Highness was received at the Airport by Mr Timothy Deal (Minister, Embassy of the United States of America), Mr Robin Baxendale (Manager, Special Facilities, Heathrow Airport Limited) and Mr John Watson (Director of Sales, British Airways).

Mrs Jane Stevens is in



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