General Evan
Gwynne-Evans
Male
England
1887-05-04
Exeter, Devon, England
1959-02-02
Newnham, Gloucestershire, England


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From The Times, 4 February 1959: Sir Evan Gwynne-Evans, Baronet, died on Monday at Newnham, Gloucestershire. He was 81. Born on 4 May 1877, he was the elder son of Sir William Gwynne-Evans, first baronet, and was educated at Eton and Lincoln College, Oxford. He served with the Royal Army Service Corps (Territorial Force) from 1915 to 1918. He was for many years chairman of the Real Estate Corporation of South Africa Limited, which was founded by his father, and was also a director of the Grootvlei Proprietary Mines Limited. He served as High Sheriff of Gloucestershire in 1943. A keen sportsman, he was a gold medallist in English-style skating, a Wimbledon lawn tennis player, and one of the earliest motorists in this country, having owned a car as an undergraduate in 1985. He succeeded his father in 1927.



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Archive statistics 1900 - 1913
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Tournaments South of France Championships - 1913 Wimbledon - 1909 Wimbledon Plate (Consolation) - 1909 Boulogne - 1908 West Herts Championships - 1908 Wimbledon - 1906 Queens Club Tournament - 1906 Surrey Championships - 1906 British Covered Court Championships - 1906 Wimbledon Plate (Consolation) - 1906 Wimbledon - 1905 Monte Carlo - 1905 Cannes Championships - 1905 Queens Club Tournament - 1905 French Covered Court Championships - 1905 South of France Championships - 1905 Le Touquet - 1905 Sussex Championships - 1905 Suffolk Championships - 1905 Essex Championships - 1905 Cinque Ports Championships - 1905 British Covered Court Championships - 1905 Wimbledon Plate (Consolation) - 1905 London Covered Court Championships - 1905 Middlesex Championships - 1905 Redhill - 1905 Epsom - 1905 Hythe - 1905 Berkshire Championships - 1905 Wimbledon - 1904 Monte Carlo - 1904 Cannes Championships - 1904 South of France Championships - 1904 Cannes Métropole - 1904 Kent Championships - 1904 Le Touquet - 1904 Suffolk Championships - 1904 Essex Championships - 1904 Cinque Ports Championships - 1904 British Covered Court Championships - 1904 London Covered Court Championships - 1904 Middlesex Championships - 1904 South of France Championships - 1903 Kent Championships - 1903 Le Touquet - 1903 Boulogne - 1903 Suffolk Championships - 1903 Essex Championships - 1903 South of England Championships - 1903 British Covered Court Championships - 1903 London Covered Court Championships - 1903 Welsh Covered Court Championships - 1903 Boulogne - 1902 Essex Championships - 1902 Cinque Ports Championships - 1902 Boulogne - 1901 Essex Championships - 1901 Warwickshire Championships - 1901 South of France Championships - 1900

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