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Sunday, December 23, 2018

3rd Baron Tryon, OBE, DL 1940-2018

_. The 3rd Baron Tryon, OBE, DL, died at his home in Wiltshire, 22 December, 2018. He was 78.

Anthony George Merrik Tryon was born 26 May, 1940, son of the 2nd Baron Tryon, PC, GCVO, KCB, DSO (1906-76), by his wife the former Etheldreda Josephine Burrell (1909-2002), scion of the Burrell baronets; he married 1973, Dale Elizabeth Harper (1948-97), daughter of Henry Preston Barrington (Barry) Harper (1909-86), of Melbourne, Australia, by his wife the former Jean Irene McMurray-Wallace, by whom he had two sons and two daughters.

Lord Tryon was educated at Eton, served as a Page of Honour to Queen Elizabeth II, 1954-56; Captain Wessex Yeomanry, 1972; Director of Lazard Brothers and Co, 1976-83; appointed OBE, 2001.

He is succeeded in his peerage (created in 1940), by his eldest son, the Hon Charles George Barrington Tryon, who was born 15 May, 1976.  Charles is a godson of the Prince of Wales and also served as a Page of Honour to the Queen.

The funeral takes place at St Andrew's Church, Great Durnford, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, 7 January, 2019.

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