Saturday, August 27, 2022

Colin Strathearn Ropner Stroyan 1927-2022

 Colin Strathearn Ropner Stroyan, who died 20 August, 2022, aged 95, was a scion of that landed gentry family, and a descendant of the Ropner baronets, prominent shipowners.

He was born in March, 1927, son of Ronald Strathearm Stroyan [who died in 1957], and his wife the former Mary Enid Ropner, daughter of Sir John Henry Ropner, 2nd Baronet [1860-1936].

He married 8 Oct, 1959, Caroline Jane Brownlow [born 17 May, 1938], daughter of Capt Andrew L'Estrange Brownlow [1894-1972], and his wife the former Jean Kennedy Risk [died 1972], by whom he had issue, a son Michael Richard Colin [born 11 March, 1965], and two daughters, Susan [born 4 Aug, 1960], and Johanna [born 2 Jan 1963]. His daughter, Jo, Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, married in 1986, her third cousin, Robert James Bruce Ropner [born 7 Nov, 1962]. 


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