Tuesday, January 19, 2016

12th Baron Suffield 1953-2016

_. The 12th Baron Suffield [Peerage of GB, cr 1786], a former Equerry to HM The Queen, died at his home, 15 January, 2016. He was 62.

Charles Anthony Assheton Harbord-Hamond was born 3 Dec, 1953, eldest son of the 11th Baron Suffield, MC (1922-2011), by his wife the former Elizabeth Eve Edgedale (d 1995); succeeded to the peerage and baronetcy on the death of his father, 8 December, 2011; married 1stly 10 Sept, 1983 (div 1990), Lucy Lennox Scrope Hutchinson; married 2ndly, 1999, Mrs Emma Louise Royds, daughter of Sir Lawrence Williams, 9th Baronet. Lord Suffield was appointed am equerry to the Queen in 1977.

Lord Suffield leaves two daughters from his second marriage. The family honours now pass to his younger brother, the Hon John Harbord-Hamond, who was born in 1956.

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