_. Sara, Lady North, who died 12 March, 2021, aged 88, was the widow of Sir [William] Jonathan Frederick North, 2nd Baronet [1931-2018].
She was born at Chertsey, Surrey, in 1932, a daughter of Air Chief Marshal Sir James Donald Innes Hardman, GCB, DFC [1899-1982], and his wife the former Dorothy Thompson [c1907-2005].
Sara Virginia [known as Sally] Hardman married 19 Oct, 1956, William Jonathan Frederick North [born 6 Feb, 1931], son of the Hon John Montagu William North [1905-87], scion of the Earls of Guilford, and his 1st wife the former Muriel Norton Hickling [died 1989].
Her husband was a grandson maternally of Sir William Hickling [1864-1947], who, in 1920, was created a baronet with special remainder to the male issue of his daughters successively, and on his death, 18 Apr, 1947, his grandson, the abovementioned Jonathan North, succeeded to the baronetcy. Her husband died 25 Feb, 2018.
Lady North leaves a son, Sir Jeremy, 3rd Bt [born 1960], and two daughters, Charlotte [born 1958], and Harriet [born 1963].