_. His Honour Judge David Nicholas Nettlefold Martineau, who died 21 May, 2020, was a scion of the Martineau landed gentry family, and a kinsman, albeit distantly, of HRH The Duchess of Cambridge.
He was born in 1941, son of Frederick Alan Martineau [1904-90], by his wife the former Vera Ruth Naylor [1906-2007]; married 1968, Elizabeth Mary Allom [born 1942], daughter of Maurice James Carrick Allom [1906-95], by his wife the former Elizabeth Pamela Norris [1912-82], by whom he had issue, a son and 2 daughters [one dau deceased].
Mr Martineau was a Recorder, and a Circuit Judge from 1994. His sister Carol [1939-2013] married in 1972, the 6th Baron Vivian [1935-2004].