Digby Willoughby, 7th Baron Middleton

Digby Willoughby, 7th Baron Middleton (29 November 1769 – 5 November 1856), was an English nobleman and sailor.

Wollaton Hall, Nottingham

He was the eldest son of Francis Willoughby of Hesley and Octavia Fisher, and grandson of Thomas Willoughby.[1]

He entered the Royal Navy in 1782, retiring as a captain in 1840.

He never married but had one illegitimate daughter, Octavia. He lived in the Willoughby family seat at Wollaton Park, Nottinghamshire.[2]


  1. ^ "Willoughby pedigree 3". Retrieved 3 January 2006.
  2. ^ "5th Baron Middleton Bio". Retrieved 3 January 2006.

See alsoEdit

Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by Baron Middleton
Succeeded by