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Friday, May 02, 2014

Sir John Michael Robert Best-Shaw, 10th Baronet 1924-2014

_. Sir John Best-Shaw, 10th Baronet died 22 April, 2014. He was 89.

He was born 28 Sept, 1924, son of Commander Sir John Best-Shaw 9th Baronet (1895-1984), by his wife the former Elizabeth Mary Theodora Hughes, daughter of Sir Robert Hughes, 12th Baronet. He succeeded to the baronetcy (Bt, England, cr 1665) on his father's demise in 1984.

He married 13 Feb, 1960, Jane Gordon Guthrie, by whom he had issue, three sons (1 deceased), Thomas and Samuel, and a daughter, Lucy.

The baronetcy now passes to his eldest surv son, Thomas, who was born 7 March, 1965.

Thanksgiving Service to take place 20 June, 2014, at St Mary's Church, West Malling.

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