John Petre, 18th Baron Petre
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John Patrick Lionel Petre, 18th Baron Petre (born 4 August 1942) is the currently appointed Lord Lieutenant of Essex and took up his duties upon the retirement of Robin Henry Charles Neville, 10th Baron Braybrooke in October 2002. He is the 18th Baron of the Petre family, an old recusant family. Lord Petre lives near Chelmsford. His family estate is at Ingatestone Hall where his son and heir, Dominic, and his family live.
Petre is associated with local organizations such as the Brentwood Arts Council; Brentwood Shakespeare Company; Ingatestone and Fryerning Horticultural Society, Honorary Member of the Rotary Club of Ingatestone, Brentwood Theatre; Ingatestone and Fryerning Angling Club; CAB (Brentwood) Appeal Fund; Ingatestone and Fryerning Historical and Archeological Society; and patron of the Billericay based Hamelin Trust; and President of Essex County Scouts, Stock and Buttsbury Heritage Society and St John Ambulance Essex. He was educated at Eton and rowed for Trinity College, Oxford.
|Ancestors of John Petre, 18th Baron Petre|
- The Peerage - Royal Families Robin Henry Charles Neville; retrieved June 1, 2007.
The Lord Braybrooke
|Lord Lieutenant of Essex
|Peerage of England|