Toby Jessel, who died 3 December, 2018, aged 84, was the Conservative MP for Twickenham, and a great-grandson of the 1st Viscount Bearsted, founder of Shell.
He was born Toby Francis Henry Jessel, 11 July, 1934, son of Cdr Richard Frederick Jessel, DSO (1902-88) by his wife the former Winifred Mary Levy (1905-77), Lord Bearsted’s granddaughter.
His elder brother was Oliver Jessel, chairman of numerous companies in the family Jessel Group.
Toby Jessel was Tory MP for Twickenham 1970-97.
He married firstly, 1967 (div 1973) Philippa Jephcott, by whom he had a daughter, Sarah, who died aged six in 1976; married 2ndly 1980, Eira Gwen Heath.