Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Nephew for Jack Brooksbank and Princess Eugenie

_. Amy Louise E. Brooksbank [nee Rodgers, born 1988], wife of Thomas George [Tom] Brooksbank (born 1988), scion of the Brooksbank baronets, gave birth to a son, Wilfred Stamp Ewing Brooksbank, in London, 7 July, 2020.

 Thomas Brooksbank is the younger brother of Mr Jack Brooksbank, husband of HRH Princess Eugenie of York, and was best man at the Royal wedding in October, 2018. He is the son of George Edward Hugh Brooksbank (born 8 February, 1949), of Battersea, London, by his wife the former Nicola Newton [born 1953], a descendant paternally of the Meyrick baronets, and maternally of the Houssemayne du Boulay landed gentry family.

Amy Brooksbank is a daughter of Timothy A.E. Rodgers, of Taunton, Somerset, by his wife the former Susan Shave.

The Brooksbanks are of Yorkshire landed gentry stock who received a baronetcy in 1919. Tom and his brother Jack are descended from a younger son of the 1st baronet, Sir Edward Brooksbank, who was chairman of Barkston Ash Conservative Association for over 40 years.

Sir Nicholas Brooksbank, the 3rd Baronet, 75, of Ryton Grange, near Malton, is married to the Hon Emma Wood, whose grandfather, the 1st Earl of Halifax, KG, was foreign secretary and a Viceroy of India.

Sir Nicholas's son, Charles Brooksbank, gave one of the readings at the wedding of cousin Jack and Princess Eugenie.


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