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Aberdarelocked

4th Baron cr 1873, of Duffryn (Morys George Lyndhurst Bruce)

KBE 1984; PC 1974; DL

Born 16 June 1919; s of 3rd Baron Aberdare, GBE, and Margaret Bethune (née Black); m 1946, Maud Helen Sarah, o d of Sir John Dashwood, 10th Bt, CVO; four s.; died 23 Jan. 2005

Succession

S father, 1957

Heir

s Hon. Alastair John Lyndhurst Bruce [b 2 May 1947; m 1971, Elizabeth Mary Culbert, d of John Foulkes; one s one d]

Education

Winchester; New College, Oxford (MA)

Career

Welsh Guards, 1939–46. Minister of State, DHSS, 1970–74; Minister Without Portfolio, 1974; Chm. of Cttees, 1976–92, and a Dep. Speaker, 1976–2001, H of L; elected Mem., H of L, 1999. Chairman: Albany Life Assurance Co. Ltd, 1975–92; Metlife (UK) Ltd, 1986–92. Chm., The Football Trust, 1979–98; President: Welsh Nat. Council of YMCAs, 1963–2000; Kidney Res. Unit for Wales Foundn, 1970–2000; Tennis and Rackets Assoc., 1972–2004. Hon. LLD Wales, 1985. DL Dyfed, 1985. Bailiff Grand Cross, 1974, Prior for Wales, 1958–88, OStJ

Publications

The Story of Tennis, 1959; Willis Faber Book of Tennis and Rackets, 1980; J. T. Faber Book of Tennis and Rackets, 2002

Recreations

Real tennis, rackets

Clubs

Boodle’s, Lansdowne, MCC, Queen’s (Pres., 1993–96)

Address

26 Crown Lodge, 12 Elystan Street, SW3 3PP