Born: February 29, 1848, Terling, Essex, England.
Died: October 14, 1927, Bath, England.
Richard was the son of John James Strutt (Second Baron Rayleigh of Terling Place) and Charlotte Mary Gertrude FitzGerald, and husband of Clara Elizabeth La Touche Vicars (married 1842, London).
He was educated at Winchester and at Magdalen College, Oxford (MA 1876).
He worked for an American bank in London, and joined the London Stock Exchange.
He served as warden and choirmaster for over three decades at St. John’s Church, Wilton Road, London.
His interests were wide ranging: He was a Fellow of the Philharmonic, Horticultural, and Zoological Societies; served on the Council of the Corporation of the Church House; and was involved with the North China and Shantung Mission, the Gregorian Society, and the Church Music Society.
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