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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Rev Sir Timothy Forbes Adam, 4th Baronet 1923-2019

_. The Rev Sir Timothy Forbes Adam, 4th Baronet, died 22 March, 2019. He was 95.

Stephen Timothy Beilby Forbes Adam was born 19 November, 1923, eldest son of Colin Gurdon Forbes Adam, sometime Chairman of Yorkshire Post Newspapers, by his wife the former Hon Irene Constance Lawley, a daughter of the 3rd Baron Wenlock, PC, GCSI, GCIE.

He was ordained a priest in 1962, and began his ministry at Barton-in-Fabis, Nottinghamshire. He lived latterly at Escrick, near York.

He succeeded to the baronetcy, created in 1917, on the death of his cousin, Sir Christopher Forbes Adam, 3rd Baronet, 17 January, 2009.

He married 28 September, 1954, Penelope, daughter of George Campbell Munday, MC, of Leverington Hall, Wisbech, by whom he had four daughters, Anna, Catherine, Teresa, and Sonia. The youngest daughter, Sonia, was wife of the actor James Nesbitt.

Sir Timothy is succeeded by his younger brother, Nigel, who was born in 1930.

The funeral takes place in Yorkshire, 13 April, 2019.

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