The 6th Baron Chesham died 27 August 2009. He was 67. Lord Chesham was b Nicholas Charles Cavendish, 7 Nov 1941; he succeeded to the family honours on the demise of his father, 23 Dec, 1989; mar. (1)4 Nov 1965 (div. 1969) Susan Donne Beauchamp, 1st dau. of Dr Frederick Guy Beauchamp, of the Old House Farm, Fulmer, co. Buckingham, by his wife Hon Susan Silence North (granted the title, rank and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant in 1947), 2nd dau. of Hon Dudley William John North MC (by his wife Dorothy Donne, dau. of Capt J R Donne), 1st son and heir app. of William Frederick John [North], 12th Baron North; mar. (2)1973 Suzanne Adrienne Byrne, 1st dau. of Alan Gray Byrne, of Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. H leaves issue by his 2nd wife, (i) the Hon Charles Gray Compton Cavendish (b. 11 Nov 1974), who now succeeds to the peerag. He mar. 15 Jun 2002 Sarah Elizabeth Dawson, dau. of Bruce Dawson, of London, and has issue; (ii) the.Hon William George Gray Cavendish (b. 13 Apr 1980)
Service of Celebration of his life at the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Preston Candover, Friday 4th September.