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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Sir John Leigh Austin Hungerford Hoskyns, Knt 1927-2014

_. Sir John Hoskyns, who died 20 October, 2014, aged 87, was a scion of the Hoskyns Baronets (Bt, England, cr 1676), & was head of the Pime Minister's Policy Unit, 1979-82; Director-General, Institute of Directors, 1984-89; Knight Bachelor, 1982, &c.

John Leigh Austin Hungerford Hoskyns was born in 1927, son of Lt-Col Chandos Benedict Arden Hoskyns 1895-1940, by his wife the former Joyce Taylor (whpo d 1979); married 1956, Miranda, dau of Mr Tom Mott, by whom he had issue, sons Barnaby and Benedict, and a daughter, Tamasine.

Funeral at St Mary the Virgin, Edwardstone, Suffolk, 28 Oct.

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