Monday, April 20, 2020

The 4th Baron Broadbridge 1929-2020

_. Lord Broadbridge, the fourth Baron, died at Cardiff, 19 April, 2020. He was 90.

Martin Hugh Broadbridge was born 29 Nov, 1929, son of the Hon Hugh Trevor Broadbridge [1903-79], by his wife the former Anne Marjorie Elfick [1903-79], and succeeded to the peerage and baronetcy on the death of his cousin, Peter, the 3rd Baron, 6 February, 2000.

His grandfather, George Broadbridge [1869-1952], was Conservative MP for the City of London 1938-45, Lord Mayor of London 1936-37, was created a baronet in 1937, and raised to the peerage in 1945.

He married firstly, 31 July, 1954 [div 1967], Norma Sheffield, daughter of Maj Herbert Sheffield, MC; married 2ndly, 1968, Mary Elizabeth Trotman [1923-2007], daughter of Joseph Emlyn Trotman [1893-1966].

Lord Broadbridge leaves a son, Richard and a daughter, Katherine, from his first marriage. The son, Air Vice-Marshal the Hon Richard John Martin Broadbridge, CB [born 29 January, 1959] succeeds to the peerage and baronetcy.


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