_. The Hon John Patrick Brooks, who died 8 November, 2020, in Nottingham, was a scion of the Barons Crawshaw.
He was born 17 March, 1938, the third son of the 3rd Baron Crawshaw [1884-1946], and his wife the former Marjory Sheila Clifton [1903-64], scion of the Bruce, of Downhill baronets. He was a younger brother of the 4th Baron Crawshaw [1933-97], and the current 5th Baron [born 1934] to whom he was the heir presumptive.
He married 17 June, 1967, Rosemary Vans Agnew Franks, by whom he had a son, Edward Samuel Brooks [born 1969], now heir presumptive to his uncle's peerage, and a daughter, Caroline Miranda [born 1972].