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Monday, December 03, 2012

Hon Nicholas Assheton 1934-2012

_.The Hon Nicholas Assheton, who died 27 Nov, 2012, as the result of a fall, was a scion of the Barons Clitheroe (Peerage of the UK, cr 1955). He was born 23 May, 1934, a younger son of the 1st Baron Clitheroe (1901-84), by his wife the former Hon Sylvia Benita Frances Hotham (d 1991), scion of the Barons Hotham (Peerage of Ireland, cr 1797). Nicholas Assheton married in 1960, Jacqueline Harris, a daughter of Air Marshal Sir Arthur (Bomber) Harris, 1st Baronet,by whom he had issue. Career:-> sometime a member of the London Stock Exchange and a deputy chairman of Coutts, Treasurer and Exta Equerry to HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother 1998-2002, &c.

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