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Monday, April 06, 2020

Sir Andrew George Ilay de la Rue, 4th Baronet 1946-2020

_. Sir Andrew George Ilay de la Rue, 4th Baronet, died 5 April, 2020. he was 74.

He was born 3 February, 1946, son of Sir Eric Vincent de la Rue, 3rd Baronet [1906-89], by his first wife the former Cecilia Lenella Waring [died 17 Mar, 1963], daughter of Maj Walter Waring, and a granddaughter of the 10th Marquis of Tweeddale; succeeded to the baronetcy [created in 1898], on his father's death, 5 Dec, 1989.

He married 1984, Tessa Ann Dobson, daughter of David Dobson, of Stragglethorpe Grange, Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire, by whom he had issue, two sons, Edward and Harry. The elder son, Edward Walter Henry de la Rue, born 25 November, 1986, succeeds to the baronetcy.

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