Saturday, December 23, 2006

3rd Lord Rennell

The 3rd Lord Rennell, who as Tremayne Rodd was the rugby player & was capped 14 times for Scotland 1958-65; died in London, 9 December, 2006.
(John Adrian) Tremayne Rodd was born 28 June 1935, son of the Hon Gustaf Guthrie Rennell Rodd (youngest son of the 1st Baron), by his wife the former Yvonne Mary Marling, daughter of Sir Charles Murray Marling, GCMG, CB; and was educated at Downside and the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.
Career: -->>served in the Royal Navy 1952-62; with Morgan Grenfell & Co. Ltd, 1963-66; freelance journalist, 1966-67; Marks of Distinction Ltd, 1968-79; Director, Tremayne Ltd, 1980-91; Team Leader for Vladimir Krammik, World Championship Chess Match, 2000;succeeded to the peerage (Barony of Rennell, of Rodd, Co. Herts, cr. 1933) in 1978, on the demise of his uncle, the 2nd peer; &c.
He married in 1977, Phyllis, daughter of T.D. Neill, by whom he had one son and three daughters. The peerage now devolves upon his only son, the Hon. James Roderick David Tremayne Rodd, who was born 9 Mar 1978.

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