_. Rear-Admiral Sir (Oswald) Nigel Amherst Cecil, KBE, CB, died 10 March, 2017. He was 91.
Sir Nigel was b in 1925, a scion of the Barons Amherst of Hackney, and was descended from the 3rd Marquess of Exeter. He was a son of the Hon Henry Mitford Amherst Cecil [1893-1962] by his wife the Hon Yvonne Cornwallis [1896-1983], daughter of the 1st Baron Cornwallis; married 1961, Annette [b 1934], dau of Maj Robert Edward Barclay [1906-59] by his wife the former Nesta Anne Bury-Barry, by whom he had issue.
A Service of Thanksgiving took place at Holy Trinity, South Wonston, 22 March, 2017.