Sunday, January 09, 2022

Sir Nigel Forbes Adam, 5th Baronet 1930-2021

 Sir Nigel Forbes Adam, 5th Baronet, died 8 January, 2022, aged 91.

Sir Nigel was the fifth holder of the baronetcy created in 1917. He succeeded to the title on the death of his elder brother, 22 March, 2019.

He was born 7 December, 1930, third son of Colin Gurdon Forbes Adam [1889-1982], of Skipwith Hall, Selby, co York, and his wife the former Hon Irene Constance Lawley [1889-1976], daughter of the 3rd Baron Wenlock [1849-1912], and his wife the former Lady Constance Mary Lascelles [1852-1932], daughter of the 4th Earl of Harewood [1824-1892].

He married firstly, 7 May, 1954, Teresa Hermione Idena Robertson [1932-2005], daughter of Commander David Lambert Robertson [1905-79], and his wife the former Felicity Douglas Tomlin [1904-92]; married 2ndly, 1987, Mildred Malise Hare Armitage, daughter of Col. George Armitage, and leaves issue from his first marriage.

He is succeeded in the baronetcy by his eldest son, Charles David Forbes Adam, who was born 8 Oct, 1957.


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