_. Geoffrey Charles Martineau Lupton, late the Hong Kong Government service, who died 30 January, 2019, aged 88, was a kinsman of HRH The Duchess of Cambridge.
He was a son of Hugh Ralph Lupton (1893-1983), of Dunmow, Essex, by his wife the former Marjorie Edith Joyce Ransome (1892-1970), sister of the writer Arthur Ransome.
He married Colina MacDougall, daughter of Sir Railbeart MacDougall, KCMG, CIE (1892-1949), of the Indian Civil Service, by whom he had issue, two sons Martin & David. The younger son, Dr David Lupton, married in 1999, Rosamund Orde-Powlett, a granddaughter of the 6th Baron Bolton.
The funeral takes place 18 February, 2019, at St Mary Magdalene Church, Richmond, Surrey.