Hilda Madeline Gordon-Lennox, Duchess of Richmond DBE FRHS JP (née Brassey; 16 June 1872 – 29 December 1971) was the daughter of Henry Brassey and Anna Harriet Stevenson (died 15 July 1898), and granddaughter of the railway pioneer Thomas Brassey. She was known as Lady Settrington 1893-1903, and as Countess of March 1903-1928, when her husband inherited the dukedom.
She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Horticultural Society in 1902, and in 1927 she became the first chairman of the National Gardens Scheme. She held the office of Justice of the Peace (JP) for Sussex and, later, Morayshire. She was invested as a CBE, and, later, as DBE in 1946.
She died in 1971, aged 99.
|Hilda Madeline Brassey|
|Duchess of Richmond|
|Born||16 June 1872|
|Died||29 December 1971 (aged 99)|
|Spouse(s)||Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, 8th Duke of Richmond|
Lady Amy Gwendoline Gordon-Lennox
Lady Doris Hilda Gordon-Lennox
Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, Lord Settrington
Frederick Gordon-Lennox, 9th Duke of Richmond
|Mother||Anna Harriet Stevenson|
On 8 June 1893 Hilda Madeline Brassey married Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, the 8th Duke of Richmond (born 30 December 1870 — died 7 May 1935); they had the following children: