Mr Lombard was married to Lucy Fletcher, but left her when Lucy found out that she was pregnant. Lucy subsequently brought up their daughter, Jennifer, on her own.
He was an old friend of Grant's, but was viewed negatively since his abandonment of his family. (TV: The Return of Doctor Mysterio)
He died a week before the Twelfth Doctor visited Grant's family, eight years after the Harmony Shoal incident. (COMIC: Ghost Stories)