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| name = Lord John Christopher Ingham Roper-Curzon
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| name = John Christopher Ingham Roper-Curzon
 
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| birth_date = {{Birth date and age|1928|12|25|df=y}}
 
| birth_date = {{Birth date and age|1928|12|25|df=y}}
 
| birth_place = London, England
 
| birth_place = London, England
| spouse = Lady Elizabeth Scrymgeour-Wedderburn
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| spouse = Elizabeth Scrymgeour-Wedderburn
 
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* [[Roper (surname)|House of Roper]]
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* House of Roper
* [[Kedleston Hall|House of Curzon]]
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* House of Curzon
 
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| father = [[Christopher Roper-Curzon, 19th Baron Teynham|Lord Christopher John Henry Roper-Curzon]]
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| father = Christopher John Henry Roper-Curzon
| mother = Lady Elspeth Grace Whitaker
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| mother = Elspeth Grace Whitaker
| occupation = {{hlist||[[Politics of Bermuda|Governor of Bermuda]]|[[Leeward Islands|Governor of Leeward Islands]]|[[List of governors of Jamaica|Governor of Jamaica]]}}
 
 
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'''Lord John Christopher Ingham Roper-Curzon''' (born 25 December 1928), popularly known as ‘Captain John’ is a member of the [[Roper (surname)|House of Roper]] and [[Kedleston Hall|House of Curzon]] and the [[Baron Teynham|20th Baron of Teynham]].<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.houseofnames.com/roper-family-crest#cite_note-1|title=Roper History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms|access-date=August 27, 2020}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.houseofnames.com/Curzon+-family-crest|title=Curzon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms|access-date=August 27, 2020}}</ref> He was born on 25 December 1928. His father was [[Christopher Roper-Curzon, 19th Baron Teynham|Lord Christopher John Henry Roper-Curzon]], and mother was Lady Elspeth Grace Whitaker, [[Marquess of Northampton|6th Marchioness of Northampton]], member of the [[Whitaker family]]. John's third name is in honor of Benjamin Ingham, his ancestor, who was the founder of [[Marsala wine]] and an export company in [[Palermo]] and remembered as the richest person of his time.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.ossett.net/ossett_people.html|title=SOME NOTABLE OSSETT PEOPLE|access-date=December 10, 2020|publisher=Ossett}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.dallaterra.com/producer/tenuta-whitaker|title=TENUTA WHITAKER|access-date=December 10, 2020|publisher=Dalla Terra}}</ref> Lord John's father was the [[Christopher Roper-Curzon, 19th Baron Teynham|19th Baron of Teynham]]. On 31 October 1964, Lord John married Lady Elizabeth Scrymgeour-Wedderburn,<ref name="Mosley2">Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003, volume 1, p.1224 </ref> daughter to David Scrymgeour-Wedderburn, brother of [[Henry James Scrymgeour-Wedderburn, 11th Earl of Dundee|Lord Henry James Scrymgeour-Wedderburn, 11th Earl of Dundee]] and great granddaughter to [[William Montagu Douglas Scott, 6th Duke of Buccleuch|Lord William H. W. Montagu Douglas Scott, 6th Duke of Buccleuch]].<ref name="Mosley">Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003, volume 1, pp. 562-563.</ref><ref name="JohnC">{{Cite web|url= http://www.thepeerage.com/p5003.htm#c50021.2|title= Person Page – 5003 (entry #50021)|access-date=September 10, 2020}}</ref>.<br>
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'''Lord John Christopher Ingham Roper-Curzon''' (born 25 December 1928), popularly known as ‘Captain John’.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.houseofnames.com/roper-family-crest#cite_note-1|title=Roper History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms|access-date=August 27, 2020}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.houseofnames.com/Curzon+-family-crest|title=Curzon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms|access-date=August 27, 2020}}</ref> He was born on 25 December 1928. His father was Christopher John Henry Roper-Curzon. John's third name is in honor of Benjamin Ingham, his ancestor.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.ossett.net/ossett_people.html|title=SOME NOTABLE OSSETT PEOPLE|access-date=December 10, 2020|publisher=Ossett}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.dallaterra.com/producer/tenuta-whitaker|title=TENUTA WHITAKER|access-date=December 10, 2020|publisher=Dalla Terra}}</ref> John's father was the 19th Baron of Teynham. On 31 October 1964, John married Lady Elizabeth Scrymgeour-Wedderburn.<ref name="Mosley2">Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003, volume 1, p.1224 </ref> Elizabeth and John got married at her home.
Elizabeth and John got married at her home in [[Birkhill Castle]].
 
   
Lord John Roper-Curzon attended [[Eton College]] in [[Windsor, Berkshire|Windsor]]. While serving in the [[Coldstream Guards]], he gained the rank of 2nd [[lieutenant]], and in the year 1948, Lord John Curzon was elevated and given the rank of [[Captain (armed forces)|Captain]] while serving in the [[Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)|Buffs (TA)]] in Palestine.<ref>{{cite book |last=Mosley |first=Charles |date=2003 |title=Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage|edition=107th |volume=Volume 3 |publisher=Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd }}</ref> Between the years 1953 to 1955, he served as the [[Politics of Bermuda|Bermuda's Governor]] and the [[Commander-in-chief|Chief in Commander's]] [[Aide-de-camp|‘Aide-de-Camp’]]. And then in 1956, he again became the [[Leeward Islands|Leeward Islands’ Governor]] and [[Aide-de-camp|‘Aide-de-Camp’]].[[Commander-in-chief|Commander-in-Chief's]] <ref name="JohnC" />He also served as [[List of governors of Jamaica|Governor of Jamaica]]. Finally, on the 5th May 1972, he succeeded as the [[Baron Teynham|‘20th Baron Teynham, of Teynham’]].<ref name="JohnC" />
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Lord John Roper-Curzon, while serving in the [[Coldstream Guards]], he gained the rank of 2nd [[lieutenant]], and in the year 1948, John Curzon was elevated and given the rank of [[Captain (armed forces)|Captain]] while serving in the [[Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)|Buffs (TA)]] in Palestine.<ref>{{cite book |last=Mosley |first=Charles |date=2003 |title=Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage|edition=107th |volume=Volume 3 |publisher=Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd }}</ref>
   
He inherited [[Pylewell Park]] from his mother Lady Elspeth Grace Whitaker, of the [[Whitaker family]].<ref name=":1" >{{cite news|title= A History of Pylewell Park|url=https://www.pylewellpark.com/about-us/|publisher= Pylewell Park.|date=1 March 2016}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=TuHIDwAAQBAJ&q=pylewell+park&pg=PA1416|title=The county families of the United Kingdom; or, Royal manual of the titled and untitled aristocracy of England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland|first=Edward|last=Walford|date=1 January 1860|publisher=Dalcassian Publishing Company|via=Google Books}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=http://burlisonphotography.com/blog/pylewell-park-lymington-hampshire-wedding-event-venue|title=Pylewell Park, Lymington - Hampshire Wedding & Event Venue|website=burlisonphotography.com}}</ref> In 1988, he and his wife Lady Elizabeth moved there and spent nearly a decade before leaving it to his son David John Henry Ingham Roper-Curzon, who resides there with his son Harry Roper-Curzon and other children.<ref name="JohnC" /><ref>{{cite news|title=Interiors: Pylewell Park in Hampshire|url=https://www.telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/interiors/10958852/Interiors-Pylewell-Park-in-Hampshire.html|publisher=[[The Daily Telegraph]]|date=12 July 2014}}</ref> His son David married Lucinda Airy, daughter of Major General [[Christopher Airy]]. One of his granddaughters is the singer [[Birdy (singer)|Birdy]].<ref>{{cite news|title=Birdy takes flight: 'It feels like the beginning again'|url=https://www.standard.co.uk/goingout/music/birdy-takes-flight-it-feels-like-the-beginning-again-8814162.html|work=[[London Evening Standard]]|date=13 September 2013|first=David|last=Smyth}}</ref>
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He inherited Pylewell Park from his mother Lady Elspeth Grace Whitaker.<ref name=":1" >{{cite news|title= A History of Pylewell Park|url=https://www.pylewellpark.com/about-us/|publisher= Pylewell Park.|date=1 March 2016}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=TuHIDwAAQBAJ&q=pylewell+park&pg=PA1416|title=The county families of the United Kingdom; or, Royal manual of the titled and untitled aristocracy of England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland|first=Edward|last=Walford|date=1 January 1860|publisher=Dalcassian Publishing Company|via=Google Books}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=http://burlisonphotography.com/blog/pylewell-park-lymington-hampshire-wedding-event-venue|title=Pylewell Park, Lymington - Hampshire Wedding & Event Venue|website=burlisonphotography.com}}</ref> In 1988, he and his wife Elizabeth moved there and spent nearly a decade before leaving it.<ref name="JohnC">{{Cite web|title=Person Page 5003 (entry #50021)|url=http://www.thepeerage.com/p5003.htm#c50021.2|access-date=September 10, 2020}}</ref><ref>{{cite news|title=Interiors: Pylewell Park in Hampshire|url=https://www.telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/interiors/10958852/Interiors-Pylewell-Park-in-Hampshire.html|publisher=[[The Daily Telegraph]]|date=12 July 2014}}</ref>
   
 
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