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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Sir Robin Gillett, former Lord Mayor of London, dies aged 83

Sir Robin Gillett, 2nd Baronet, who died 21 April, 2009, aged 83, was Lord Mayor of London, 1976-77.

Robin Danvers Penrose Gillett was born 9 Nov 1925, the son of Sir (Sydney) Harold Gillett, 1st Bt, MC, who was Lord Mayor of London, 1958-59.

He was educated at the Nautical College, Pangbourne, and Hill Crest School. He married in 1950, Elizabeth Marion Grace, the elder dau of John Findlay, JP, of Busby House, Lanarks, and is now succeeded in the baronetcy (cr 1959) by his elder son, Nicholas Danvers Penrose Gillett, born 24 September, 1955.


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