Sir Lyonel Tollemache (1931-2020)
Sir Lyonel Humphry John Tollemache, 7th Baronet, JP, DL, lived at Buckminster Park, near Grantham.
He was the son of Major-General Sir Humphry Tollemache, 6th Baronet, and of the former Nora Priscilla Taylor andsucceeded to the baronetcy on his father’s death, 1990.
In 1960 he married Mary Joscelyne Whitbread, daughter of William Henry Whitbread, of the brewing dynasty, by whom he had two sons, and two daughters.
Educated at Uppingham School and RMA Sandhurst; and Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester.
He was a Major, Coldstream Guards until he retired 1963;
He was a member of Melton and Belvoir Rural District Council, 1969-74; Melton Borough Council 1974-87 [Mayor 1981-82]; Leicestershire County Council, 1985-97; Gov., Royal Star and Garter Home, Richmond, 1985-2001; High Sheriff of Leicestershire, 1978-9; JP 1978; DL 1980, Leics.
Sir Lyonel was succeeded in the baronetcy by his only surviving son, Richard John Tollemache,