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Friday, March 08, 2019

Hon Nigel Parker 1931-2019

_. The Hon Nigel Parker, who died 7 March, 2019, aged 87, was a scion of the Earls of Morley.

Nigel Geoffrey Parker was born 18 Nov, 1931, third son of the Hon John Holford Parker (1886-1955), by his wife the former Hon Marjory St Aubyn, scion of the Barons St Levan, of St Michael's Mount, Cornwall.

He was raised to the rank of the younger son of an earl by Royal Warrant in 1963 following the succession of his elder brother as 6th Earl of Morley in 1962.

Nigel Parker married in 1965, Georgina Jane Devitt (born 1937), scion of the Devitt baronets, by whom he had issue.

Since his brother's death in September, 2015, he had been heir presumptive to his nephew, the 7th Earl of Morley, who is the father of three daughters.

Funeral at St. Mary’s Church, Chiddingfold, on Thursday, 4 April 2019.

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