Digby Willoughby, 9th Baron Middleton

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Digby Wentworth Bayard Willoughby, 9th Baron Middleton (24 August 1844 – 28 May 1922) was an English nobleman, the eldest son of Henry Willoughby, 8th Baron Middleton.

He was educated at Eton. He served in the 1860s with the Scots Fusilier Guards, retiring as captain.

On 5 August 1869 married Eliza Maria Gordon-Cumming (16 June 1847-27 April 1922 Birdsall House, Birdsall). The couple had no children.

He succeeded his father in 1877 and lived in the Willoughby family seat at Birdsall House which he preferred to Wollaton Park, Nottingham, and died there.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "9th Baron Middleton Bio". Retrieved 2009-11-02. 
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Henry Willoughby
Baron Middleton
1877–1922
Succeeded by
Godfrey Willoughby