[1888 - 1932] Lieutenant-Colonel H.S.H. Prince George Imeretinski [KniazGiorgi Mikhailovitch Imeretinski], Head of the Royal House of Imereti. b. at Moscow, 29th May 1872, eldest son of H.S.H. Prince Mikeli, Head of the Royal House of Imereti, by his wife, H.S.H. Princess Olga Feodorovna, daughter of Count Ernst Georg Friedrich von Mengden, educ. Corps de Pages, St Petersburg. Page of Honour to the Emperor 1892, Cmsnd. 2nd-Lieut. Sunjensko-Vladikavkazi Cav. Regt., retd. as Lieut-Col. 1905, farmer, writer and philosopher. Went into exile in the USA following the Russian Revolution in 1917. m. 1896, H.S.H. Princess Lydia Nikolievna (b. at Moscow, 1st May 1880; d. at Besse-sur-Isole, Var, France, 20th February 1956), daughter of Nikolai Trofimovitch Klimov, by his wife, Pelagia Afanasievna, daughter of Afanasi Yakovlev. He d. at Los Angeles, California, USA, 26th March 1932 (bur. Serbian Orthodox Cemetery), having had issue, three sons:
1) H.S.H. Prince George Imeretinski [KniazGeorgi Mikhailovitch Imeretinski], Head of the Royal House of Imereti - see below.
2) H.S.H. Prince Constantine Imeretinski [KniazKonstantin Giorgievitch Imeretinski], Head of the Royal House of Imereti - see below.
3) Squadron-Leader H.S.H. Prince Michael Imeretinski [KniazMikhail Giorgievitch Imeretinski], AFC. b. at St Petersburg, 18th February 1900, educ. Lancing. Cmsnd. 2nd-Lieut. RAF 1918, served in the Great War 1918 in Belgium (rcvd: British War and Allied Victory medals), and in WW2 in RAFVR 1940-1945 (rcvd: MID, AFC, 39/45, Air Crew Europe stars, and RAF GSM), retd. Sqd-Ldr. 1946. Farmer, Mbr. Soil Assoc. m. at the Russian Church of St Philip, Buckingham Palace Rd., London, 10th December 1925, Margaret Stella [H.S.H. Princess Michael Imeretinski] (b. at The Hayes, Swanwick, Derbyshire, 14th September 1899; d. at Menton, France, 12th November 1986), former wife of The Hon. Patrick Charles Kinnard, MC, OStJ, and second daughter of Captain Henry Fitzherbert Wright, MP, JP, of Yeldersley Hall, Derbyshire, by his wife, Muriel Harriet, third daughter of Colonel Henry Charles Fletcher, CMG, late Scots Guards. He d. at Nice, France, 14th April 1975 (crem. Marsailles), having had issue, three daughters:
a) H.S.H. Princess Tamara. b. at Domaine de la Colla, Menton France, 5th December 1926, Hon. Presdt. Bagration Cncl. m. (first) at St George's, Hannover Square, London, 21st July 1945 (div. at London, 12th June 1967) Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Mervyn Smith Dorrien-Smith, RN (b. at Ashlyns Park, Herts., 12th May 1913; m. second, 20th July 1967, Margaret Claire, Mrs. Philip Dalton Worthington, née Hugh Jonesand d. at Tresco Abbey, Isles of Scilly, 5th December 1973), educ. RNC, Dartmouth, cmsnd. Sub-Lieut. RN 1927, served in WW2 (rcvd: 39/45 & Atlantic stars, and Naval GSM) prom. Lieut-Cdr. 1944, retd. 1946, second son of Major Arthur Algernon Smith Dorrien-Smith, DSO, Rifle Bde., of Tresco Abbey, Isles of Scilly, by his wife, Eleanor, third daughter of Edward Salvin Bolwby, of Gilston Park, Harlow, Mdsx. m. (second) at Fulham Broadway Registry Office, London, 13th July 1967 (div. 1984) Rt Hon Charles Towneley (Strachey), 4th Baron O'Hagan (b. at Middlesex Hospital, St Marylebone, London, 6th September 1945; m. second, 1985 and div. 1995, Mrs. Mary Clive Parsons, née Roose-Francis), Page of Honour to Queen Elizabeth II 1959-1962, Chanc. Primrose League, MEP (Devon) 1973-1975 & 1979-1994, elder son of Major The Hon Thomas Anthony Edward Towneley Strachey, late Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert's), by his first wife, Lady Mary Sophia Strachey, sometime Lady in Waiting to Queen Elizabeth II (when Princess Elizabeth), youngest daughter of Major The Rt Hon Roundell Cecil (Palmer), 3rd Earl of Selborne, PC, CH, JP, later Hants. Regt, sometime Minister for Economic Warfare. She had issue, two sons and three daughters, by her first husband and an only daughter, by her second:
i) Robert Arthur Smith Dorrien-Smith. b. 15th May 1951, educ. Eton.
ii) James Augustus Bagration Smith Dorrien-Smith. b. 20th July 1957.
i) Teona Judith Smith Dorrien-Smith. b. 29th November 1946, educ. Cranborne Chase and London Univ.
ii) Alexandra Innis Mary Smith Dorrien-Smith. b. 11th October 1948, educ. Cranborne Chase, and London Univ.
iii) Charlotte Sophia Smith Dorrien-Smith. b. 22nd April 1954, educ. Cranborne Chase.
iv) The Hon. Nina Natalia O'Hagan. b. 16th July 1968, educ. N Foreland Lodge, and Queen's Coll., Oxford.
b) H.S.H. Princess Nathalia Margaret. b. at Domaine de la Colla, Menton 2th August 1930, Presdt. Bagration Cncl. of m. at St Nicholas's Church, Tresco, Isles Scilly, 15th May 1957, as his second wife, Terence James Stannus Gray (b. at Felixstowe, Suffolk, 14th September 1895; d. at Monaco, 5th January 1986), founder and administrator Festival Theatre, Cambridge, Egyptologist, genealogist, viticulturist and author, son of Sir Harold William Stannus Gray, KBE, of Gogmagog Hills, Cambs., sometime MP and High Sheriff of Co. Antrim, Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire, by his wife, Rowena Elizabeth Dorothy, daughter of T.R. Stannus, JP, of Maghraleave, Co. Antrim. (Maghralreave, Lisburne, Ireland).
c) H.S.H. Princess Nadejda. b. at Stetchworth, near Newmarket, 5th February 1941. m. at the Calvin Auditorium, Geneva 19th October 1963 (div. 1995), Karl-Heinrich Ebel (b. at Dömitz, Mecklemburg, Germany, 13th April 1932), employee of the ILO, Geneva, son of Adolf Ebel, by his wife, Anna, née Wittler.
[1932 - 1972] H.S.H. Prince George Imeretinski [Giorgi Giorgievitch Imeretinski], Head of the Royal House of Imereti. b. at Tsarskoie-Selo, 16th May 1897 (godson of Emperor Nicholas II), eldest son of Lieutenant-Colonel H.S.H. Prince Giorgi Mikhailovitch Imeretinski, by his wife, H.S.H. Princess Lydia, daughter of Nikolai Trofimovitch Klimov, educ. Lancing. Cmsnd. 2nd-Lieut. Gren. Guards, 3rd MG Coy., and staff, transf. RAF Cadet bde., served in the Great War 1914-1919 (seriously wounded at the Battle of the Somme 1917) (rcvd: British War and Allied Victory medals), rtd. Lieut. 1919. Succeeded on the death of his father as Head of the Royal House of Imereti, 26th March 1932. m. (first) m. at the Russian Church of St Philip, Buckingham Palace Road, London, 28th October and at St Margaret's Church, Westminster, 29th October (Anglican rite) 1925 (div. at London, 14th November 1932), Avril Joy (b. 27th April 1910; m. second, 28th March 1934 and div. 1948, Brigadier Hugh Nugent Gower, RA. m. third, as his fourth wife, Ernest Aldrich Simpson, late USN, the former husband of Her Grace The Most Noble Bessie Wallis, Duchess of Windsor, and was k. in a automobile crash, in Mexico, 28th November 1978), younger daughter of Sir John Ashley Mullens, of Manor House, Haslemere, Surrey, by his wife, Evelyne Maude, daughter of William Ruston Adamson, of Rushton Park, Battle, Sussex. m. (second) at Kensington Register Officer, London, 17th July 1933, H.S.H. Princess Margaret Venetia Nancy (b. at Hammerwood, Sussex, 1st December 1912), elder daughter of The Rev. Rupert Stanley Strong, by his wife, Helen Nora Margaret, née Strousberg. He d. at Cheltenham, Gloucs., 24th March 1972 (succ. by his younger brother).
[1972 - 1978] H.S.H. Prince Constantine Imeretinski [Konstantini Giorgievitch Imeretinski], Head of the Royal House of Imereti. b. at Palace of Vichnevetz, Volhynia, 18th August 1898, second son of Lieutenant-Colonel H.S.H. Prince Giorgi Mikhailovitch Imeretinski, by his wife, H.S.H. Princess Lydia, daughter of Nikolai Trofimovitch Klimov, educ. Lancing. Succeeded on the death of his elder brother as Head of the Royal House of Imereti, 24th March 1972. Cmsnd. 2nd-Lieut. and served in the Great War 1918, retd. 1919. m. H.S.H. Princess Romina (d. in London, 6th November 1974), née Lorraine. He d. at London, 20th November 1978.