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Mottram Rankin

Also known as: Motty or Mot.

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Motty sadly passed away on 21 August 2007 aged 76. He had a passion for sailing and the sea. He was a true Etonian, enjoying life to the full, a great sportsman with a talent for cricket, sailing, skiing and shooting.

During the war he spent much time on the Roach and Crouch rivers in Essex and helped on the Thames barges delivering grain to London.
He loved tinkering about with boats and one design racing, latterly in his Dragon Delilah. He enjoyed socialising with, and competing against his numerous friends at both Thorpe Bay Yacht Club and The Royal Corinthian in Burnham.

A much respected and succesful farmer, he was an active participant in local council and agricultural organisations. He enjoyed country sports and would frequently be heard out shooting trying to control his wayward dogs!

He dedicated much of his time supporting his daughters and friends running the local pony club and staging many events at Hampton Barns.

He will be fondly remembered for his dry sense of humour, his sharp intelligence, the love of a good party and enjoying more than the occaisional drink!

He will be sadly missed by his wife Alex, his children and his much adored dog Abbie.

Added by: Alex Rankin on 24 August 2007.

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