Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Sir Charles William Stuart Baird, 6th Baronet 1939-2022

 Sir Charles Baird, 6th Baronet, died 14 August, 2022. He was 82.

Charles William Stuart Baird was born 8 June, 1939, son of Robert Walter Stuart Baird (1914-1989), and his first wife the former Maxine Christine Darrell, daughter of Rupert Darrell, of New York, and succeeded to the baronetcy on the death of his uncle, Sir David Baird, 5th Bt, 15 November, 2000.

The baronetcy was created in 1809 for Sir David Baird, GCB, PC, a distinguished military commander.

Sir Charles married in March, 1965, Jane Joanna Bridge, daughter of Brigadier Arthur Darley Bridge, by whom he had three daughters, Tara (born 1970), Senta (born 1973), and Petra (1975-2021).

Having no male issue the baronetcy now passes to a fourth cousin, Andrew James Baird (born 23 October, 1970).


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