FITZROY, Hugh Denis Charles

1919 - 2011

Hugh Denis Charles Fitzroy - 11th Duke of Grafton

Hugh Denis Charles FitzRoy, 11th Duke of Grafton, K.G., D.L., was born in Cape Town, South Africa on 3 April 1919, son of Charles FitzRoy, 10th Duke of Grafton, and his first wife Lady Doreen Maria Josepha Sydney née Buxton, second daughter of Sydney Buxton, 1st Earl Buxton. From 1936 to 1970 he was known as the Earl of Euston. He married on 12 October 1946, Ann Fortune Smith and they had five children. As Lord Euston, he exhibited at the Bury St Edmund's Art Society [q.v.], held at the School of Art Building, Cornhill, Bury St Edmund's in 1948. He died at Euston Hall, Suffolk on 7 April 2011, being succeeded by his grandson, Henry Oliver Charles FitzRoy, 12th Duke of Grafton (born 6 April 1978).