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Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Dominick Roy Harrod 1941-2013

_.Dominick Roy Harrod, who died 4 Aug, 2013, aged 71, was sometime economics correspondent of the BBC and descended from the ffolkes Baronets (cr 1774). He was born at Oxford 21 Aug 1941, son of Sir (Henry) Roy Forbes Harrod, Knt (1900-78), economist, biographer of Keynes, by his wife the former Wilhelmine (Billa) Cresswell; married 1974, Christina Hobhouse, wby whom he had a son. His mother was a daughter of Capt Francis Joseph Cresswell (killed in action 1914), of Norfolk, by his wife the former Barbara ffolkes, DBE (1923), (b 1884, who married 2ndly, 1918, Gen Sir Edward Peter Strickland, KCB, KBE, CMG, DSO, DL, of The Old Hall, Snettisham, Norfolk), daughter of Martin William Browne ffolkes (1849-1901), yr brother of Sir William ffolkes, 3rd Baronet, &c. -=-

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