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Lieutenant-Colonel Sir John Henry Lancelot Aubrey-Fletcher, 7th Baronet (22 August 1912 – 19 June 1992[1]) was a British baronet, who played first-class cricket for Oxford and was a British Army soldier.

Born in Kensington, Aubrey-Fletcher was the eldest son of Sir Henry Lancelot Aubrey-Fletcher, 6th Baronet and his wife Mary Augusta Chilton.[2]

He was educated at Eton College and at New College, Oxford.[2] While at Oxford in 1933 he played cricket for the university team.[1] In 1937 he was accepted at Inner Temple entitled to practice as Barrister-at-Law.[2] He played Minor counties cricket between 1931 and 1948 for Buckinghamshire.[3]

In 1939 he married Diana Mary Fynvola Egerton[2] (the great granddaughter of the second Baron Harlech) and they had two children:

  • Susan Mary Fynvola Aubrey-Fletcher, 1940-1976[2] who was married without issue to Hon. Richard Stanley, brother and heir presumptive of the Earl of Derby
  • Henry Egerton Aubrey-Fletcher, born 1945[2]

During the Second World War he fought in the Grenadier Guards, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel.[2]

From 1961 to 1962 he held the office of High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire. He died in 1992 at Oxford.

References[]

Honorary titles
Preceded by
John Darling Young
High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire
1961 – 1962
Succeeded by
Gerald Aubrey Mobbs
Baronetage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Henry Aubrey-Fletcher
Baronet
(of Clea)
1969 – 1992
Succeeded by
Henry Aubrey-Fletcher

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