Former Lieutenant Governor Sir Timothy Daunt KCMG, died peacefully on Saturday at his home in London, surrounded by his family.

Sir Timothy was  ambassador to Turkey in the late 1980s and 1990s and later Deputy Undersecretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Following his retirement, he was appointed as the island’s 26th Lieutenant Governor, holding the role from October 27, 1995, until September 1, 2000. 

He leaves his wife, Patricia, and son, James.