THOUGH she did not use it when she raced and bred horses in Ireland. Sheila Moore was correctly styled the Hon Mrs C A Moore. Born Constance Sheila Digby, she was the daughter of the 11th Baron Digby of Geashill, while her mother was a daughter of the 2nd Baron Aberdare.

Sheila’s sister Pamela Harriman was at one time daughter-in-law of Sir Winston Churchill and she was the US ambassador to France when Bill Clinton was President of the USA. In 1945 Sheila married Charles Arthur Moore from Greenwich in Connecticut and he too had some impressive family connections, his aunt Elsie marrying an Italian prince and their son having married a daughter of King Alfonso XIII of Spain.