__. Sir William Durrant, 8th Baronet, died 26 August, 2018. He was 88.
Sir William was the holder of a baronetcy, of Spottow, Norfolk, created for his ancestor in 1784. His home for some years was in Nemingha, New South Wales.
William Alexander Estridge Durrant was born 26 Nov, 1929, the only son of the eighth baronet, and succeeded to the baronetcy on the death of his father Sir William, in 1994; married 1953, Dorothy, daughter of Ronal Croker, of Quirindi, New South Wales, Australia, by whom he had a son and a daughter.
The baronetcy now passes to his only son, David, who was born 1 July, 1960.