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Sir Audley Dallas Neeld, 3rd Bt

(1849-1941), Lieutenant-Colonel and landowner

Sitter in 3 portraits

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Sir Audley Dallas Neeld, 3rd Bt, by Alexander Bassano, published by  Ogden's - NPG x197035

Sir Audley Dallas Neeld, 3rd Bt

by Alexander Bassano, published by Ogden's
cigarette card, published circa 1899-1907
NPG x197035

Sir Audley Dallas Neeld, 3rd Bt ('Men of the Day. No. 772.'), by Sir Charles Garden Assheton-Smith (né Duff), 1st Bt ('Cloister', 'C.G.D') - NPG D44997

Sir Audley Dallas Neeld, 3rd Bt ('Men of the Day. No. 772.')

by Sir Charles Garden Assheton-Smith (né Duff), 1st Bt ('Cloister', 'C.G.D')
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 25 January 1900
NPG D44997

Sir Audley Dallas Neeld, 3rd Bt, by Sir Charles Garden Assheton-Smith (né Duff), 1st Bt ('Cloister', 'C.G.D') - NPG D6749

Sir Audley Dallas Neeld, 3rd Bt

by Sir Charles Garden Assheton-Smith (né Duff), 1st Bt ('Cloister', 'C.G.D')
chromolithograph, published 25 January 1900
NPG D6749


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Peter Hayman

01 April 2020, 11:55

Audley Neeld was born in 1849 at Holt, Wiltshire. He was educated at Harrow and the University of Oxford. In 1873 he married the Hon Edith Vivian, daughter of the second Lord Vivian, but the couple had no children. He joined the 2nd Life Guards and became a commanding officer. He fought in the Boer War and when he returned in 1900 he took up residence in Grittleton House, a country house in the village of Grittleton, Wiltshire, England, about 5 1⁄2 miles (9 km) northwest of the town of Chippenham, which he had recently inherited.

He was a long-term member of the Beaufort Hunt and in 1929 the members celebrated his 80th Birthday at Grittleton House. He died in 1941, and as he had no heirs the property was inherited by a descendant of Joseph Neeld's illegitimate daughter Ann Maria, wife of Lieutenant Colonel Inigo William Jones. The new owner was Lionel Inigo-Jones.

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