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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

11th Baron Barnard, TD (1923-2016)

_. The 11th Baron Barnard, Lord Lieutenant of Durham 1970-88, died 3 April, 2016. He was 92.

Harry John Neville Vane was born 21 Sept, 1923, son of the 10th Baron (1888-1964), by his wife the former Sylvia Mary Straker (d 1993); succeeded to the barony (Peerage of England, cr 1698) on his father's demise, 19 Oct, 1964.

Lord Barnard married 8 Oct, 1952 (div 1992) the Lady Davina Mary Cecil (b 1931), daughter of the 6th Marquess of Exeter, by whom he had issue, one son, and four daughters.

The son, the Hon Henry (Harry) Vane, who was born 11 March, 1959, succeeds to the peerage.

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