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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The Baroness Hayhoe 1927-2012

_.The Baroness Hayhoe, who died 24 November, 2012, aged 85, was the wife of Bernard John Hayhoe, life peer as Baron Hayhoe, who served as Conservative MP for the Hounslow, Brentford and Isleworth constituency.

She was the former Anne Gascoigne Thornton, born in 1927, daughter of Bernard W. Thornton by his wife the former Hilda Scott, and married Barney Hayhoe in 1962.

Her husband was Tory MP for Heston and Isleworth, 1970-74, and for Hounslow, Brentford & Isleworth, 1974-92, and was a Minister of State in the Thatcher administration, 1981-85, and created a life peer on leaving the Commons, 21 Aug, 1992.

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