Sir Simon Benton Jones (1941-2016)
SIR Simon Warley Frederick Benton Jones, 4th Baronet, of Irnham Hall, Irnham, is the son of Sir Peter Fawcett Benton Jones, 3rd Bt and Nancy Pickering.
Sir Simon was educated at Eton College and graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, in 1963 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and later an MA from the same college.
He succeeded to the title of 4th Baronet Jones of Treeton, in 1972.
He was a magistrate between 1971 and 2000 and was High Sheriff of Lincolnshire between 1977 and 1978.
He was chairman of the Lincolnshire Magistrate’s Court between 1996 and 2000.
Sir Simon was president of Stamford & Grantham Conservative Association, an office had held since 1982.
He once played the part of himself in the 2007 US TV series American Princess.