_. James Wyndham John Hughes-Hallett, CMG, who died 12 October, 2019, aged 70, was a scion of that landed gentry family.
He was chairman of the Swire Group 2005-2005, and brother of the writer Lucy Hughes-Hallett.
He was appointed CMG in 2012.
He was born 10 September, 1949, son of Michael Wyndham Norton Hughes-Hallett [1926-2014], by his wife the former Penelope Anne Fairbairn, elder dau of Capt Sydney George Fairbairn, MC, of Patience Close, Steventon, Hampshire.
He married firstly, 1991 [div 2009] Lizabeth Louise Betsy Hall, dau of Lt-Colonel Albert Hall, of Tacoma, Washington; married secondly, 2016, Katrina Elizabeth Repka, by whom he had two daughters, Molly and Amy.
He leaves a widow, his two daughters, and stepdaughter Delaney.