In 1924-5, Almina Carnarvon was caught up in litigation between her former friend, Dorothy Dennistoun, and Dorothy's
former husband the caddish Lt Colonel Ian Dennistoun, whom Almina had married in 1923. The case of Dennistoun v Dennistoun
Dennistoun v Dennistoun
In 1925 the case of Dennistoun v Dennistoun rocked
It was a messy divorce case ( over maintenance and money ) fought bitterly over 17 days
in the High Court in the Strand, London, between Lieutenant-Colonel Ian Onslow Dennistoun, as defendant, and
his ex-wife Dorothy Muriel Dennistoun, born Dorothy Webster, as the plaintiff.
Dorothy brought the action against
Ian Dennistoun, a retired Army officer, to recover £1300 she advanced him for bills and loans during their marriage. She also
claimed damages for breach of a verbal contract for maintenance.