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Thursday, October 01, 2015

The 6th Earl of Morley, KCVO 1923-2015

_. The 6th Earl of Morley, KCVO [Peerage of the UK, cr 1815],a former Lord Lieutenant for the county of Devon, died 20 September, 2015. He was 92.

John St Aubyn Parker was born 29 May, 1923, son of the Hon John Holford Parker 1886-1955] by his wife the former Hon Marjory Katharine Elizabeth Alexandra St Aubyn, a dau of the 2nd Baron St Levan, and was a grandson of the 3rd Earl of Morley [1843-1905]; succeeded to the family honours upon the death of his uncle, the 5th Earl, 28 Apr, 1962; married 15 Oct 1955, Johanna Katherine, elder dau of Sir John Molesworth St Aubyn, 14th Baronet, by whom he had issue, a son and a daughter.

The peerage devolves upon his only son, Mark Lionel Parker, styled Viscount Boringdon, who was born 22 Aug 1956.

A Service of Thanksgiving takes place at St Andrew's Church, Buckland Monachorum, 28 Oct, 2015.

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