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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

4th Viscount Camrose 1937-02016

_. The 4th Viscount Camrose, who died 18 April, 2016, aged 78, was a scion of the Berry family which owned the Daily Telegraph newspaper for almost 60 years, and as Adrian Berry was the paper's science correspondent from 1977 to 1997.

Adrian Michael Berry was born 15 June, 1937, son of William Berry (1911-2001), who was later Lord Hartwell, a life peer, the newspaper proprietor, and briefly, 3rd Viscount Camrose, by his wife the former Lady Pamela Smith (d 1982), a daughter of F.E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead.

He succeeded to the viscountcy on his father's demise, 2 April, 2001; married 4 January, 1967, Marina Beatrice Sulzberger, daughter of Cyrus Sulzberger, of Paris, by whom he had a son and a daughter.

Lord Camrose is survived by his wife. The viscountcy now devolves upon his Lordship's only son, the Hon Jonathan William Berry, who was born 26 February, 1970.

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