Matthew White Ridley, 3rd Viscount Ridley

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    "Matthew White Ridley, 3rd Viscount Ridley CBE (16 December 1902 – 25 February 1964) was a British peer, landowner, public servant and race car driver. He was also the third Baron Wensleydale and seventh Baronet Ridley. Ridley was the son and heir of Matthew White Ridley, 2nd Viscount Ridley and Rosamond Cornelia Gwladys Guest, daughter of Ivor Guest, 1st Baron Wimborne. He succeeded to the family titles when he was just 13 years old, after at his father's death on 14 February 1916. He attended Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford. Ridley was a self-taught engineer and car racing enthusiast. At the family estate, Blagdon Hall, he designed and built his own car to challenge the speed records...."
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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