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Friday, August 01, 2014

Hugh Welby Guinness de Capell Brooke 1937-2014

___. Hugh Welby Guinness de Capell Brooke, who died 30 July, 2014, aged 76, was a scion of the Guinness baronets and the De Capell Brooke Bts (ext). He was born 2 Oct, 1937, son of Gerald Richard de Capell Guinness (1889-1975), by his wife the former Desiree Anne Edna Welby (b 17 May, 1904), scion of the Welby-Gregory baronets; assumed the surname of de Capell Brooke in lieu of that of Guinness on succeeding to the estate of his cousin, Arthur de Capell Brooke, 1st Baron Brooke of Oakley, 1976; married 17 Sept, 1966, Bianca Carla Renzo, by whom he had issue, a son, Alexander (b 1968), and a daughter, Carolina (b 1970).

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