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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

5th Baron Hemphill (1928-2012)

The Baron Hemphill who died in Galway, 6 April, 2012, aged 83, was the fifth holder of the peerage (cr UK, 1906). Peter Fitzroy Martyn, afterwards Martyn-Hemphill was born 5 Sept 1928, son of the 4th Baron by his wife Emily Sears (d 1990), and succeeded to the peerage on his father's demise, 19 March, 1957. He married in 1952, Olivia Anne Ruttledge, by whom he had issue. The barony now devolves upon his Lordship's son, the Hon Charles Andrew Martyn Martyn-Hemphill, who was born 8 Oct, 1954.

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