Friday, January 15, 2021

Rodney John Derek [Roddy] Blois 1941-2021

 _. Rodney John Derek [Roddy] Blois, who died 7 January, 2021, aged 79, was a scion of the Blois baronets.

He was born 12 November, 1941, second son of Sie Gervase Blois, 10th Baronet [1901-68], and his wife the former Audrey Winifred Johnson [who died 1997].

He married 2 November,, 1968 [divorced 1992], the Lady Elizabeth Caroline Elinor Evelyn Giffard [born 4 March, 1939], a daughter of the 3rd Earl of Halsbury [1908-2000], and his wife the former Elizabeth Adeline Faith Godley [d 1983], descended from the Earls Annesley.

He inherited the Cockfield Hall estate in Suffolk on his father;s death, but later sold the property. He served as High Sheriff of Suffolk in 1989.

He is survived by two daughters, Camilla and Susanna.


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