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Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Hon Mark William Vestey 1943-2016

_. The Hon Mark William Vestey, scion of the Barons Vestey {Baron, UK, cr 1922), died at his home in Gloucestershire, 5 November, 2016. He was 73.

He was born 16 Apr, 1943, second son of Capt the Hon William Vestey (1912-44), by his wife the former Helen Pamela Fullerton Melba Armstong (dxescended from Dame Nellie Melba); granted the rank and precedence of the son of a Baron by Royal Warrant in March, 1955 (his father, heir to the 2nd Baron, having been killed in action in WW2; married 1975, Rose Amelia Clifton (b 1952), scion of the Bruce Bts, by whom he had issue.

Mark Vestey was severely injured in a riding accident in 1984 and was wheel-chair bound thereafter.


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