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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The 6th Baron Southampton 1928-2015

_. The 6th Baron Southampton {Peerage of GB, cr 1780}, died 10 January, 2015. He was 86.

Charles James FitzRoy was born 12 August, 1928, son of the 5th Baron (1904-89), who disclaimed his peerage of life, by his 1st wife the former Margaret Drake (who died in 1931). The Barons Southampton are a cadet of the Dukes of Grafton, descending from King Charles II. He succeeded to his father's peerage in 1989.

Lord Southampton was twice wed; firstly 29 May, 1951, to Pamela Anne Henniker (d Feb 1997), daughter of Edward Percy Henniker; married 2ndly, Oct 1997, Mrs Alma Pasquale Slater (nee Perez).

From his first marriage he had issue ~, two sons Charles & Edward and 2 daughter Isabelle & Geraldine. He was predeceased by his elder son, killed in an accident, in 1975.The only surviving son, who succeeds to the peerage, was born 8 July, 1955.

Fuineral at Holyu Trinity, Drewsteightnton, Monday 26 January, 2015.

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