Thursday, April 29, 2021

The Baron Smith of Clifton 1937-2021

 _.Lord Smith of Clifton, Liberal Democrat life peer, university vice-chancellor and sometime chairman of the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust, died 24 April, 2021. He was 83. 

He served as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ulster, 1991-99.

Trevor Arthur Smith was born 14 June, 1937, the son of Arthur James Smith and his wife the former Vera Gladys Cross. 

He married firstly 1960 [div 1973], Brenda Susan Eustace [born 1937], daughter of George William Francis Eustace; married 2ndly, 1979, Julia Donnithorne Bullock [born 1949], daughter of Edward John Donnithorne Bullock. He leaves two sons from his first marriage, and a daughter from his second marriage.

He was created a life peer in 1997 and his peerage was gazetted as Baron Smith of Clifton, of Mounstandel, in the County of Londonderry. 


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