Tuesday, October 25, 2022

The 4th Baron Stamp 1935-2022

The 4th Baron Stamp died 20 October, 2022. He was 87.

He was educated at Leys School and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and St Mary's Hosp Medical School;  MB BChir 1961; MD 1972; FRCP 1978.

Trevor Charles Bosworth Stamp was born 18 September, 1935, son of the 3rd Baron Stamp (1907-1987), and his wife the former Frances Dawes Bosworth (1908-98), and succeeded to the peerage (created 1938), on his father's death, 16 November, 1987.

His father, Trevor Charles Stamp, succeeded to the peerage, in 1941, succeeding an elder brother, who goes down in history as having held a peerage for the shortest time. His grandfather, Josiah, the 1st Baron, and his eldest son, Wilfred, were both killed by enemy action, 16 April, 1941, when their London home was bombed. By the decision of the House of Lords, in September, 1941, and with the approval of King George VI, the decision being analogous to the Law of Propery Act 1925, which provides that where two persons have died in circumstances rendering uncertain which of them survived the other, such deaths should be presumed to have occurred in order of seniority. 

Trevor Stamp was twice married, firstly, 21 March, 1963 (div 1971), Anne Carolynn Churchill (born 1940), daughter of John Kenneth Churchill (1913-2004), of Tunbridge Wells, Kent, and his wife the former Iris Georgina Nash; and married 2ndly, 18 July, 1975 (div 1987), Carol Anne, daughter of Robert Keith Russell, of Lower Bourne, Farnham, Surrey.

Lord Stamp leaves two daughters from his first marriage, the Hon Catherine (born 22 Oct, 1963), and the Hon Emma (born 22 Apr, 1968), and leaves a daughter from his second marriage, the Hon Lucinda (born 21 Apr, 1976), and a son, the Hon Nicholas Charles Trevor Stamp (born 27 Feb, 1978), who now succeeds as 5th Baron. He is married with a son, Leo (born 8 Dec, 2021).



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