Sir Michael Aykroyd, 4th Baronet, died suddenly, 21 March 2010. Family Funeral has taken place on 30th March. Sir Michael was the eldest son of Col George Hammond AYKROYD TD (1900-72, yst son of the 1st Bt) and his 1st cousin and wife Margaret Roberts (d 1981) dau of Sir Frederic Alfred AYKROYD 1st Bt, of Birstwith Hall (cr
UK 1929) He succ his cousin the 3rd Bt in 2007. He m 1952 Oenone Gillian Diana dau of Donald George COWLING MBE, of Leeds and had a son and two daus. His son succeeds him.