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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Brigadier Adam Brampton Douglas Gurdon, CB, CBE, DL 1931-2019

_. Brigadier Adam Brampton Douglas Gurdon, CB, CBE, DL, late the Black Watch, died 22 May, 2019. He was head of the landed gentry family of that name, and father-in-law of Lord Lloyd-Webber.

He was born in 1931, son of Major-Gen Edward Temple Leigh Gurdon, CB, CBE, MC [1896-1959], of Burgh House, Suffolk, by his wife the former Elizabeth Madeleine Wilson [1901-67]; married 1958, Gillian Margaret Thomson, by whom he had issue. His daughter, Madeleine Astrid, married, as his third wife, 1991, Andrew Lloyd Webber, the composer, later created a life peer as Baron Lloyd-Webber.

The funeral takes place at St Mary's Church, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 11 June, 2019.

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