Friday, February 16, 2007

10th Lord Boston (1939-2007)

The Lord Boston, 10th Baron and 11th Baronet, died at his home, 3 February, 2007, at the age of 67.
Timothy George Frank Boteler Irby, was born 27 March, 1939, son of Gerald, the 9th Lord Boston, MBE (1897-1978), by his 2nd wife, the former Erica Nelly Hill (who died in 1990); and was educated at Clayesmore School, Dorset and Southampton University (BSc).
He married in 1967, Rhoda Anne, daughter of Ronald Albert Bate, of Balgowlah, New South Wales, by whom he had 2 sons, George and Jonathan, and one daughter, Rebecca. He succeeded to the peerage (cr 1761) nd the baronetcy (cr 1704) on the demise of his father in 1978.
The family honours devolve upon his lordship's elder son, the Hon George William Eustace Boteler Irby, who was b. 1 Aug 1971, who is married with issue.
The funeral will be held at St. Michael's Church, Penrhosllugwy, Anglesey on Saturday 10 February, 2007.

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