Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Sir Philip Wroughton, KCVO 1933-2020

 _. Sir Philip Wroughton, KCVO, a former Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire, died 7 November, 2020. He was 87. Sir Philip was a member of the Wroughton landed gentry family, of Woolley Park, Wantage.

Philip Lavallin Wroughton was born 19 April, 1933, son of Lieutenant-Colonel Michael Lavallin Wroughton [1908-1972], and his wife the former Elizabeth Angela Rate [1904-1990], and was educated at Eton.

Career: National Service 1951-53; 2nd Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps; with Price Forbes & Co Ltd 1954-61; C.T. Bowring and Co Ltd, 1961-96; Director, Marsh & MacLennan Cos Inc., 1988-96 Vice Chairman, 1994-96]; Chairman, Venton Underwriting Agencies Ltd, 1996-99; later a Director of Newmarket Underwriting Ltd; Member of the Council of Lloyds, 1992-95; High Sheriff of Berkshire, 1977; DL, Berkshire, 1994; Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire, 1995-2008.

He was appointed KCVO in 2008.

Sir Philip married in 1957, Catriona Henrietta Ishbel MacLeod, daughter of Angus MacLeod, of Skeabost, Isle of Skye, by whom he had two daughters, Kirsten and Carolyn.


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