Major George Richard Howard-Vyse, who died 23 June, 2022, aged 94, was head of that landed gentry family, formerly of Stoke.
He was born 31 December, 1927, the elder son of Lt-Col. George Aubrey Howard-Vyse, JP [1874-1953], of Nuwith House, Masham, North Yorkshire, and his wife the former Mary Frances Helena Dalton [1900-75], scion of that landed gentry family, of The Hutts, Grewelthorpe.
He was educated at Wellington, and the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, and served in the Royal Artillery.
He married 27 Aug, 1960, Helen Jane [who died 22 Jan, 2021], elder daughter of Arthur Poyntz Bower [1896-1970], of Croft-on-Tees, Darlington, by his wife the former Edith Mary Turner [1896-1984].
H eis succeeded as head of the family by his son, Charles Aubrey [born 1962].