Sir John Pepys Lister-Kaye (1853-1924)

Sir John Pepys Lister-Kaye was the third Baronet of Grange.

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John Pepys Lister-Kaye was born on 18 February 1853, the son of Lister Lister-Kaye and his wife Lady Caroline (née Pepys).

As his father predeceased Sir John Lister Lister-Kaye, the title of Baronet of Grange passed to him in 1871.

He married Maria de la Natividad Yznaga (1859-1943), daughter of Antonio Modesto Yznaga del Valle, on 5 December 1881 at New York City. The couple had only one child, who died in infancy:

  • John Digby Lister-Kaye (1882-1882)[1]

Sir John Pepys Lister-Kaye of Overton Lodge, Wakefield, died on 27 May 1924 in London, aged 71. He was succeeded by his younger brother, Sir Cecil Edmund Lister-Kaye (1854-1931).

His widow, Lady Natica Lister-Kaye, died in New York in February 1943.

Notes and References

  1. Born 15 September 1882. Died 26 October, aged 6 weeks.