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Wednesday, June 05, 2013

The 3rd Baron Burton, DL 1924-2013

__.The 3rd Baron Burton, DL, died 30 May, 2013, at Inverness. He was 88. Michael Evan Victor Baillie, 3rd Lord Burton was born 27 Jun 1924, son of Brig the Hon Michael George Evan Baillie (1894-1941), by his wife the former Lady Maud Cavendish (d 1975), dau of Victor, 9th Duke of Devonshire, and was a grandson of Nellie, suo jure Baroness Burton. He succeeded to the peerage (Baron, cr UK 1897) on his grandmother's demise, 28 May, 1962; married 1stly 1948 (div 1977), Elizabeth Ursula Forster Wise (d 1993), dau of Capt Anthony Forster Wise, by whom he had issue, 2 sons and four daughters; married 2ndly, 1978, Coralie Denise Cliffe, dau of Claud Cliffe, of Natal, South Africa. The peerage passes to his elder son, the Hon Evan Michael Ronald Baillie, who was b 19 March, 1949, who is married with issue. Funeral at Dochfour House, Inverness, 12 June. -=-

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