Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Timothy John Benn 1936-2019

_. Timothy John Benn, who died 9 October, 2019, aged 82, was a publisher, a scion of the Benn baronets.

He was born 27 October, 1936, son of Sir John Andrews Benn, 3rd Baronet [died 1984] by his wife the Hon Ursula Alers-Hankey, daughter of the 1st Baron Hankey.

Benn served in the Scots Guards, was chairman and managing director of Benn Brothers, and chairman of Timothy Benn publishers Ltd, &c.

Married firstly 1959 [div 1973] Valerie Hamlyn Davie; married secondly, 1973, Mrs Susan Elizabeth Hardingham, dau of George Hodges; married thirdly, 1982, Christina Grace Townsend, dau of W.R. Hughes.

Mr Benn leaves issue from his first marriage.

The funeral takes place at St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, 12 November, 2019.


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