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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

3rd Baron Brassey of Apethorpe, OBE, JP, DL

_. The 3rd Baron Brassey of Apethorpe, OBE, JP, DL (Peerage of the UK, cr 1938), has died at the age of 82. 

David Henry Brassey was born 16 Sept, 1932, son of the 2nd Baron Brassey of Apethorpe (1905-67), by his 1st wife the former Crystal Gloria Gore (who d 1962), and succeeded to the peerage on his father's death, 28 June, 1967. He married 1stly, 15 Oct, 1958 Myra Elizabeth Baskervyle-Glegg (d Nov 1974), only dau of Lt-Col John Baskervyle-Glegg, and married 2ndly, 1978, Caroline, dau of Lt-Col Godfrey Ariel Evill and of the Dowager Lady Duntze. From his first marriage he leavesv a son, and from his second marriage he leaves 2 daughters, Zara and Chloe. The son, Edward, born 9 March, 1964, succeeds as 4th Baron Brassey of Apethorpe.

A Thanksgiving Service takes place in the garden at Apethorpe, near Peterborough, Friday 22 May, 2015.

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