Robert Fellowes, Baron Fellowes

Robert Fellowes, Baron Fellowes

Born Dec 11, 1941

For the actor Julian Fellowes, Baron Fellowes of West Stafford, see that article. The Baron Fellowes Private Secretary to the Sovereign In office1990–1999 Monarch Elizabeth II Preceded by The Rt. Hon. Sir William Heseltine Succeeded by The Rt. Hon.… Read More

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  • Letter: ‘Farewell To The Quiet Man Who Worked So Hard’
    Newmarket Journal - May 02, 2012
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    Newmarket Journal - Apr 26, 2012
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    Newmarket Journal - Apr 20, 2012
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1941 Birth Born on December 11, 1941.


1959 17 Years Old Fellowes played cricket for Norfolk in the 1959 Minor Counties Championship, making one appearance each against Buckinghamshire and the Nottinghamshire Second XI.
1960 18 Years Old Fellowes was educated at Eton College and joined the Scots Guards in 1960 on a short service commission.


1963 21 Years Old After completion of service in 1963 he entered the banking industry, working for Allen Harvey and Ross Ltd, discount brokers and bankers, 1964 - 77.
1968 26 Years Old He was a managing director from 1968.


1977 35 Years Old In 1977 Fellowes was recruited to join the Royal Household as Assistant Private Secretary.
1978 36 Years Old Fellowes married Lady Jane Spencer, elder sister of Diana, Princess of Wales on 20 April 1978 at Westminster Abbey, when he was an Assistant Private Secretary to the Queen. … Read More


1986 44 Years Old He spent the next 20 years in the Private Secretary's Office, becoming Deputy in 1986, and Private Secretary in 1990.


Fellowes left his position in February 1999 to return to private banking, his retirement having been announced implicitly on 1 June 1998 when his successor Robin Janvrin was named.
2001 59 Years Old He became Chair of the Prison Reform Trust in 2001. … Read More


2016 74 Years Old He remains the Secretary and Registrar of the Order of Merit as of 19 July 2016. … Read More
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