__. Hon Simon Hastings-Bass, who died 6 October, 2017, aged 67, was a scion of the Earls of Huntingdon, the younger brother, and heir presumptive of the 16th Earl.
He was born 2 May, 1950. second son of Peter Robin Hood Hastings-Bass (1920-64) by his wife the former Priscilla Bullock, scion of the Bullock baronets and descended from the Earls of Derby.
His elder brother, William, succeeded to the Earldom (cr 1529) in 1990, and in 1992 Simon was raised to the rank of the younger son of an earl.
The heir presumptive to the peerage is now a younger brother, the Hon John Hastings-Bass, who was born 5 June, 1954.