Thursday, December 09, 2021

[Robert] John Orr Barton 1944-2021

[Robert] John Orr Barton, who died 4 December, 2021, aged 77, was a grandson maternally of the 1st and last Baron Boyd-Orr.

John Barton was Chairman of easyJet and Ted Baker. 

He was born at Lahore, 23 Aug, 1944, son of Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Alfred John Barton, and his wife the Hon Elizabeth Joan Boyd Orr [1916-1987], daughter of the 1st [and last] Baron Boyd-Orr, CH, DSO, MC, FRS, FRSE [1880-1971].

He married in 1972, Anne Marie Coffey, by whom he had two sons, Will and Sam, and a daughter, Lucy.



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