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Baroness Trumpington Service

Baroness Trumpington Service

Date Time Location Price
Tuesday, 25th June 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm St Margaret's Church Free, booking required Apply for tickets

A Service of Thanksgiving for the life and work of The Rt Hon The Baroness Trumpington DCVO, PC will take place in St Margaret's Church.

Baroness Trumpington was one of the longest continuous serving members of Tory governments remaining in office until 1997. She became the oldest female minister ever at the age of 69 and remained in office until the age of 74, when John Major’s administration ceased.

Jean Trumpington was also a hugely popular member of the government Whips’ Office in the Lords, in which she served for a total of seven years and was the longest-serving female whip in either house. She was one of the best known members of the House of Lords, serving for a long time on the Conservative frontbenches. Baroness Trumpington was not afraid to speak out on a huge range of subjects of public interest. Shortly after her 90th birthday, in 2012, she became the oldest panellist to appear on the BBC's political comedy show 'Have I Got News for You'. She also had a remarkable facility for friendships in which age, social status and politics were wholly irrelevant.


You can apply for tickets to attend the service (free) online or by post.


Visit the Eventbrite website to apply for tickets.


Write, enclosing a stamped self-addressed envelope, to:

Mr M Arnoldi
Room 25
20 Dean's Yard
London SW1P 3PA

Tickets will be posted by 14th June.

Westminster Abbey The Chapter Office Westminster Abbey 20 Dean's Yard London UK SW1P 3PA

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