Margot (Hookham) Arias DBE
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Margaret Evelyn (Hookham) Arias DBE (1919 - 1991)

Dame Margaret Evelyn (Margot) Arias DBE formerly Hookham aka Fonteyn
Born in Reigate, Surrey, England, United Kingdommap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 7 Feb 1955 in London, England, United Kingdommap
[children unknown]
Died in Panamamap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Nov 2017
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Margot (Hookham) Arias DBE is Notable.

Dame Margot Fonteyn, DBE, Prima ballerina assoluta.

Birth and Early Family Life

Margot was born in Surrey, England in 1919 to Felix Hookham[1]

Her father Felix was a Civil Engineer who worked at different locations around the world.

At 1931, when Margot was the age of 12, the family returned to England from Shanghai, China.[2]


Margot married Dr Roberto Emilio Arias, who was Panama's Ambassador to England.


  1. England & Wales, Birth Index: 1916-2005, Reigate Surrey, 1919, Vol 2a, Page 271.
  2. UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, 10 Nov 1931, Ship: Aeneas, 131305

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