Saturday, May 15, 2021

Sir David Delves Broughton, 13th Baronet 1942-2021

Sir David Delves Broughton, 13th Baronet, died 13 May, 2021. He was 79.

He was born 7 May, 1942, son of Lieutenant Commander Peter John Delves Broughton [1915-1963], and his wife the former Nancy Rose Paterson; and succeeded to the baronetcy, 5 January, 1993, on the demise of his kinsman, Sir Evelyn Delves Broughton, 12th Baronet [1915-93]. 

He married in 1969, Diane Nicol, daughter of Ronald Lindsay Nicol, of Victoria, Australia. Sir David had a daughter, Jennifer Zoë Weitzel, born in 1977, from a relationship with Hildegard Weitzel.

He is succeeded in the baronetcy [created in 1661], by his half-brother, Geoffrey Delves Broughton [born 7 Aug, 1962], who married in 1986, Karen Louise Wright [b 1962], daughter of Samuel Thomas Wright, of Toronto. Geoffrey's son, Peter [born 16 Aug, 1991], is now heir apparent to the title.


The 14th baronet (Broughton of Broughton, E 1661) is (subject to entry on the Roll) the 13th Baronet's half-brother Geoffrey Delves BROUGHTON b 1962 m 1986 Karen Louise WRIGHT and has issue: Kathryn Louise Delves b 1988, Jennifer Anne Delves b 1989 (m 2015 Anthony Andrew FATA and has issue a dau), Peter Thomas Delves, hp b 1991 and Christopher James Delves b 1997.  The new Baronet lives in Canada

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