Thursday, October 16, 2014

3rd Viscount Allenby 1931-2014

_.The Viscount Allenby, who died 3 October, 2014, aged 83, was 3rd Viscount (Peerage of the UK, cr 1919), who sat as a hereditary crossbench peer in the House of Lords.

Michael Jaffray Hynman Allenby was born 20 May, 1931, only son of the 2nd Viscount Allenby (1903-84), by his first wife the former Gertrude Mary Lethbridge Champneys (who d 1988), and succeeded his father in the family honours, 17 July, 1984.

Lord Allenby married 29 Jul 1965, Sara Margaret (b 1942) d of Lt-Col Peter Milner WIGGIN (1907-94), scion of the Bts of that name, and Margaret Frances LIVINGSTONE-LEARMOUTH (1914-99) scion of that gentry family formerly of Parkhall, and had issue, a son, the Hon Henry Jaffray Hynman ALLENBY (b 29 Jul 1968), who married, 1996 Louise Victoria d of Michael GREEN of Sands Farm, Faringdon, Oxforshire, and has issue, two sons. 

Service of Thanksgiving on 12th November, 2014, at All Saints Church, Odiham.


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