_. Sir Richard Edward Pilditch, 4th Baronet, died 30 June, 2012. He was 85.
He was b 8 Sept, 1926, son of Sir Philip John Frederick Pilditch, 3rd Baronet, and succeeded to the title (cr 1929) on his father's demise in 1954; married 1950, Pauline Elizabeth Smith, by whom he had issue, a son and a daughter. The son, John Richard, b 24 Sept, 1955, succeeds as fifth baronet.