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The British Peerage in 1818: Peerages 375-455: Baronies in Peerage of Great Britain and Ireland (1707-1801)

By Stephen Millar 

The title of baron ranks lowest in the British peerage. In 1818, there were 81 baronies in the Peerage of Great Britain and Ireland – the majority of which had been created by King George III.

There were eleven baronies in this peerage which became extinct during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Eras: Dover (created 18.09.1788) on 02.12.1792 with the death of Field-Marshal Sir Joseph Yorke; Annaly of Tenelick (created 23.09.1789; Ireland) on 05.06.1793 with the death of Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Gore; Greenwich (created 19.08.1767) with the death of Caroline Townshend on 11.01.1794; Drummond of Stobhall (created 26.10.1797) on 02.07.1800 with the death of James Drummond; Camelford (created 05.01.1784) on 10.03.1804 with the death of Thomas Pitt; Delaval (created 17.10.1783, Ireland; re-created 21.08.1786, Great Britain) on 17.05.1808 with the death of Sir John Hussey Delaval; Fermanagh (created 13.06.1792; Ireland) on 15.11.1810 with the death of Mary Verney; Douglas of Amesbury (created 21.08.1786) on 23.12.1810 with the death of William Douglas; Heathfield (created 06.07.1787) on 26.01.1813 with the death of Francis Augustus Elliot; Seaforth (created 26.10.1797) on 11.01.1815 with the death of Francis Humberston Mackenzie; Crofton of Mote (created 08.03.1798) with the death of Anne Croker.[1]

Peerage of Great Britain and Ireland (to 1801)

One creation by Queen Anne of Great Britain and Ireland (08.03.1702-01.08.1714):

375. Middleton (created 01.01.1712; Great Britain)

Henry Willoughby, 6th Baron Middleton (24.04.1761-19.06.1835), inherited his title from Henry Willoughby, 5th Baron Middleton, on 14.06.1800.

Three creations by King George I of Great Britain and Ireland (01.08.1714-11.06.1727):

376. Carbery (created 09.05.1715; Ireland)

John Evans-Freke, 6th Baron Carbery (11.11.1765-12.05.1845), inherited his title from John Evans, 5th Baron Carbery, on 04.03.1807.

377. Aylmer (created 01.05.1718; Ireland)

Matthew Aylmer, 5th Baron Aylmer (24.05.1775-23.02.1850), inherited his title from his father, Henry Aylmer, 4th Baron Aylmer, on 22.10.1785.

378. King of Ockham (created 29.05.1725; Great Britain)

Peter King, 7th Baron King of Ockham (31.08.1775-04.06.1833), inherited his title from Peter King, 6th Baron King of Ockham, on 23.11.1793.

Three creations by King George II of Great Britain and Ireland (11.06.1727-25.10.1760):

379. Monson (created 28.05.1728; Great Britain)

Frederick John Monson, 5th Baron Monson (03.02.1809-07.10.1841), inherited his title from his father, John George Monson, 4th Baron Monson, on 14.11.1809.

380. Branden (created 16.09.1758; Ireland)

William Crosbie, 4th Baron Brandon (01.11.1771-03.05.1832), inherited his title from his cousin, John Crosbie, 2nd Earl of Glandore, on 23.10.1815.

381. Lisle of Mountnorth (created 18.09.1758; Ireland)

John Lysaght, 3rd Baron Lisle of Mountnorth (06.08.1781-26.11.1834), inherited his title from John Lysaght, 2nd Baron Lisle of Mountnorth, on 09.01.1798.

382. Sondes (created 22.05.1760; Great Britain)

Lewis Richard Watson, 3rd Baron Sondes (24.05.1792-14.03.1836), inherited his title from his father, Lewis Thomas Watson, 2nd Baron Sondes, on 20.06.1806.

Seventy-four creations by King George III of Great Britain and Ireland (25.10.1760-29.01.1820):

383. Scarsdale (created 09.04.1761; Great Britain)

Nathaniel Curzon, 2nd Baron Scarsdale (27.09.1751-27.01.1837), inherited his title from Sir Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Baron Scarsdale, on 05.12.1804.

384. Boston (created 10.04.1761; Great Britain)

Frederick Irby, 2nd Baron Boston (09.06.1749-23.03.1825), inherited his title from his father, Sir William Irby, 1st Baron Boston, on 30.03.1775.

385. Vernon (created 12.05.1762; Great Britain)

Henry Venables-Vernon, 3rd Baron Vernon (17.04.1747-20.03.1829), inherited his title from George Venables-Vernon, 2nd Baron Vernon, on 18.06.1813.

386. Ducie (recreated 27.04.1763, Great Britain)

Thomas Reynolds-Moreton, 4th Baron Ducie (31.08.1776-22.06.1840), inherited his title from Francis Reynolds-Moreton, 3rd Baron Ducie, on 19.08.1808.

387. Kensington (created 20.07.1776; Ireland)

William Edwardes, 2nd Baron Kensington (24.04.1777-10.08.1852), inherited his title from William Edwardes, 1st Baron Kensington, on 13.12.1801.

388. Newborough (created 23.07.1776; Ireland)

Thomas John Wynn, 2nd Baron Newborough (03.04.1802-15.11.1832), inherited his title from Thomas Wynn, 1st Baron Newborough, on 12.10.1807.

389. Macdonald of Slate (created 25.07.1776; Ireland)

Sir Alexander Wentworth Macdonald, 2nd Baron Macdonald of Slate (09.12.1773-19.06.1824), inherited his title from his father, Sir Alexander Macdonald, 1st Baron Macdonald of Slate, on 12.09.1795.

390. Westcote (created 29.04.1776; Great Britain) and 419. Lyttelton (13.08.1794; Great Britain)

George Fulke Lyttelton, 2nd Baron Westcote and 2nd Baron Lyttelton (27.10.1763-12.11.1828), inherited his titles from William Henry Lyttelton, 1st Baron Westcote and 1st Baron Lyttelton, on 14.09.1808.

391. Foley (created 20.05.1776; Great Britain)

Thomas Foley, 3rd Baron Foley (22.12.1780-16.04.1833), inherited his title from Thomas Foley, 2nd Baron Foley, on 02.07.1793.

392. Hawke (created 20.05.1776; Great Britain)

Edward Harvey-Hawke, 3rd Baron Hawke (03.05.1774-29.11.1824), inherited his title from Martin Bladen Hawke, 2nd Baron Hawke, on 27.03.1805.

393. Massey (created 04.08.1776; Ireland)

Hugh Hamon Massey, 4th Baron Massey (13.02.1793-27.09.1836), inherited his title from Hugh Massey, 3rd Baron Massey, on 20.06.1812.

394. Bagot of Bagot’s Bromley (created 17.10.1780; Great Britain)

William Bagot, 2nd Baron Bagot of Bagot’s Bromley (11.09.1773-12.02.1856), inherited his title from his father, Sir William Bagot, 1st Baron Bagot of Bagot’s Bromley, on 22.10.1798.

395. Southampton (created 17.10.1780; Great Britain)

Charles FitzRoy, 3rd Baron Southampton (28.09.1804-16.07.1872), inherited his title from George Ferdinand FitzRoy, 2nd Baron Southampton, on 24.06.1810.

396. Walsingham (created 17.10.1780; Great Britain)

George de Grey, 3rd Baron Walsingham (11.06.1776-26.04.1831), inherited his title from Thomas de Grey, 2nd Baron Walsingham, on 16.01.1818.

397. Muskerry (created 05.01.1781; Ireland)

John Thomas Fitzmaurice Deane, 2nd Baron Muskerry (27.09.1777-24.12.1824), inherited his title from Robert Tilson Deane, 1st Baron Muskerry, on 25.06.1818.

398. Ashburton (created 08.04.1782; Great Britain)

Richard Barre Dunning, 2nd Baron Ashburton (17.09.1782-02.1823), inherited his title from his father, John Dunning, 1st Baron Ashburton, on 18.08.1783.

399. Grantley (created 09.04.1782; Great Britain)

William Norton, 2nd Baron Grantley (19.02.1742-12.11.1822), inherited his title from Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley, on 01.01.1789.

400. Rodney (created 19.06.1782; Great Britain)

George Rodney, 3rd Baron Rodney (18.06.1782-21.06.1842), inherited his title from George Rodney, 2nd Baron Rodney, on 02.01.1802.

401. Carteret (created 29.01.1784; Great Britain)

This barony was created for Henry Federick Thynne (17.11.1735-17.06.1826), second son of the 2nd Viscount Weymouth.

402. Somers (created 17.05.1784; Great Britain)

John Somers Cocks, 2nd Baron Somers (06.05.1760-05.01.1841), inherited his title from Charles Cocks, 1st Baron Somers, on 30.01.1806.

403. Berwick of Attingham (created 19.05.1784; Great Britain)

Thomas Noel Hill, 2nd Baron Berwick of Attingham (21.10.1770-03.11.1832), inherited his title from his father, Noel Hill, 1st Baron Berwick of Attingham, on 06.01.1789.

404. Sherborne (created 20.05.1784; Great Britain)

This barony was created for James Dutton (22.10.1744-22.05.1820).

405. Dorchester (created 21.08.1786; Great Britain)

Arthur Henry Carleton, 2nd Baron Dorchester (20.02.1805-03.06.1826), inherited his title from Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, on 10.11.1808.

406. Suffield (created 21.08.1786; Great Britain)

William Assheton Harbord, 2nd Baron Suffield (21.08.1766-01.08.1821), inherited his title from his father, Sir Harbord Harbord, 1st Baron Suffield, on 04.02.1810.

407. Montagu (created 21.08.1786; Great Britain)

Henry James Montagu-Scott, 2nd Baron Montagu (16.12.1776-30.10.1845), inherited his title from George Montagu, 1st Duke of Montague, on 23.05.1790.

408. Kenyon (created 09.06.1788; Great Britain)

George Kenyon, 2nd Baron Kenyon (22.07.1776-25.02.1855), inherited his title from Lloyd Kenyon, 1st Baron Kenyon, on 04.04.1804.

409. Braybrooke (created 05.09.1788; Great Britain)

Richard Griffin, 2nd Baron Braybrooke (03.07.1750-28.02.1785), inherited his title from John Griffin, 1st Baron Braybrooke, on 25.05.1797.[2]

410. Amherst of Montreal (recreated 06.09.1788, Great Britain)

William Pitt Amherst, 2nd Baron Amherst (14.01.1773-13.03.1857), inherited his title from his uncle, Field-Marshal Sir Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst and 1st Baron Amherst, on 03.08.1797.[3]

411. Kilmaine (created 21.09.1789; Ireland)

James Caulfeild Browne, 2nd Baron Kilmaine (16.03.1765-23.05.1825), inherited his title from his father, Sir John Browne, 1st Baron Kilmaine, on 07.06.1794.

412. Auckland (created 18.11.1789; Ireland) and 417. Auckland (created 22.05.1793; Great Britain)

George Eden, 2nd Baron Auckland and 2nd Baron Auckland (25.08.1784-01.01.1849), inherited his titles from his father, William Eden, 1st Baron Auckland and 1st Baron Auckland, on 28.05.1814.

413. Douglas of Douglas (created 08.07.1790; Great Britain)

This barony was created for Archibald James Edward Douglas (10.07.1748-26.12.1827), who had been awarded the estates of the Duke of Douglas in 1769 by the House of Lords.[4]

414. Grenville (created 25.11.1790; Great Britain)

This barony was created for William Wyndham Grenville (25.10.1759-12.01.1834), British Foreign Secretary 1791-1801.

415. Thurlow (recreated 11.06.1792; Great Britain)

Edward Hovell-Thurlow, 2nd Baron Thurlow (10.06.1781-04.06.1829), inherited the 1792 barony from Edward Thurlow, 1st Baron Thurlow and 1st Baron Thurlow, on 12.09.1806.[5]

416. Waterpark (created 15.06.1792; Ireland)

Richard Cavendish, 2nd Baron Waterpark (13.07.1765-01.06.1830), inherited his title from his mother, Sarah Cavendish, 1st Baroness Waterpark, on 04.08.1807.

417. Auckland (created 22.05.1793; Great Britain) see 412. Auckland

418. Dundas (created 13.08.1794; Great Britain)

This barony was created for Sir Thomas Dundas (16.02.1741-14.06.1820).

419. Lyttleton (created 13.08.1794; Great Britain) see 390. Westcote

420. Selsey (created 13.08.1794; Great Britain)

Henry John Peachey, 3rd Baron Selsey (04.09.1787-10.03.1838), inherited his title from his father, John Peachey, 2nd Baron Selsey, on 27.06.1816.

421. Graves (created 24.10.1794; Ireland)

Thomas North Graves, 2nd Baron Graves (28.05.1775-07.02.1830), inherited his title from Thomas Graves, 1st Baron Graves, on 09.02.1802.

422. Yarborough (created 13.08.1794; Great Britain)

This barony was created for Charles Anderson-Pelham (03.02.1749-22.09.1823).

423. Rous (created 14.06.1796; Great Britain)

This barony was created for John Rous (30.05.1750-27.08.1827).

424. Calthorpe (created 16.06.1796; Great Britain)

George Gough-Calthorpe, 3rd Baron Calthorpe (22.06.1787-09.1851), inherited his title from his brother, Charles Gough-Calthorpe, 2nd Baron Calthorpe, on 05.06.1807.[6]

425. Gwydyr (created 16.06.1796; Great Britain)

This barony was created for Peter Burrell (16.06.1754-29.06.1820).

426. de Dunstanville (created 17.06.1796; Great Britain) and 441. Basset of Stratten (created 30.11.1797; Great Britain)

These two baronies were created for Sir Francis Bassett, (09.08.1757-14.02.1835).

427. Rolle (created 20.06.1796; Great Britain)

This barony was created for John Rolle (16.10.1756-03.04.1842).

428. Cawdor of Castlemartin (created 21.06.1796; Great Britain)

This barony was created for John Campbell (1753-01.06.1821).

429. Huntingfield of Heveningham Hall (created 07.07.1796; Ireland)

Sir Joshua Vanneck, 2nd Baron Huntingfield of Heveningham Hall (12.08.1778-10.08.1844), inherited his title from his father, Sir Joshua Vanneck, 1st Baron Huntingfield of Heveningham Hall, on 15.08.1816.

430. Carrington of Bulcot Lodge (created 11.07.1796; Ireland) and 435. Carrington of Upton (created 20.10.1797; Great Britain)

These two baronies were created for Robert Smith (22.01.1752-18.09.1838).

431. Rossmore of Monaghan (created 19.10.1796; Ireland)

Warner William Westenra, 2nd Baron Rossmore of Monaghan (14.10.1765-10.06.1842), inherited his title from Robert Cuninghame, 1st Baron Rossmore of Monaghan, on 06.08.1801.[7]

432. Hotham (created 17.03.1797; Ireland)

Beaumont Hotham, 3rd Baron Hotham (09.08.1794-12.12.1870), inherited his title from Beaumont Hotham, 2nd Baron Hotham, on 04.03.1814.

433. Bayning of Foxley (created 20.10.1797; Great Britain)

Charles Frederick Powlett, 2nd Baron Bayning of Foxley (26.09.1785-02.08.1823), inherited his title from his father, Charles Townshend, 1st Baron Bayning of Foxley, on 19.05.1810.

434. Bolton of Bolton Castle (created 20.10.1797; Great Britain)

William Orde-Powlett, 2nd Baron Bolton of Bolton Castle (31.10.1782-13.07.1850), inherited his title from his father, Thomas Orde-Powlett, 1st Baron Bolton of Bolton Castle, on 30.07.1807.

435. Carrington of Upton (created 20.10.1797; Great Britain) see 430. Carrington of Bulcot Lodge

436. Glastonbury (created 20.10.1797; Great Britain)

This barony was created for James Grenville (06.07.1742-26.04.1825).

437. Lilford (created 26.10.1797; Great Britain)

Thomas Powys, 2nd Baron Lilford (08.04.1775-04.07.1825), inherited his title from Thomas Powys, 1st Baron Lilford, on 26.01.1800.

438. Northwick (created 26.10.1797; Great Britain)

John Rushout, 2nd Baron Northwick (16.02.1770-20.01.1859), inherited his title from John Rushout, 1st Baron Northwick, on 20.10.1800.

439. Ribblesdale (created 26.10.1797; Great Britain)

This barony was created for Thomas Lister (11.03.1752-22.09.1826).

440. Wodehouse (created 26.10.1797; Great Britain)

This barony was created for John Wodehouse 04.04.1741-29.05.1834).

441. Bassett of Stratten (created 30.11.1797; Great Britain) see 426. de Dunstanville

442. Ffrench (created 14.02.1798; Ireland)

Charles Austin Ffrench, 3rd Baron Ffrench (09.04.1786-25.09.1860), inherited his title from Thomas Ffrench, 2nd Baron Ffrench, on 09.12.1814.

443. Eldon (created 18.07.1799; Great Britain)

This barony was created for John Scott (04.06.1751-13.01.1838).

444. Henley of Chardstock (created 09.11.1799; Ireland)

This barony was created for Sir Morton Frederick Eden (08.07.1752-06.12.1830).

445. de Blaquiere of Ardkill (created 30.07.1800; Ireland)

John de Blaquiere, 2nd Baron de Blaquiere of Ardkill (05.11.1776-07.04.1844), inherited his title from his father, John de Blaquiere, 1st Baron de Blaquiere of Ardkill, on 27.08.1812.

446. Adare (created 31.07.1800; Ireland)

This barony was created for Valentine Richard Quin (30.07.1752-24.08.1824).

447. Clanmorris of Newbrook (created 31.07.1800; Ireland)

This barony was created for John Bingham (1762-05.1821).

448. Castle Coote (created 31.07.1800; Ireland)

Charles Henry Coote, 2nd Baron Castle Coote (25.08.1754-22.01.1823), inherited his title from Charles Henry Coote, 7th Earl of Mountrath, on 02.03.1802.

449. Dunalley (created 31.07.1800; Ireland)

Henry Sadlier Prittie, 2nd Baron Dunalley (03.03.1775-19.10.1854), inherited his title from Henry Prittie, 1st Baron Dunalley, on 03.01.1801.

450. Dufferin and Clandeboye (created 31.07.1800; Ireland)

James Stevenson Blackwood, 2nd Baron Dufferin and Clandeboye (08.07.1755-08.08.1836), inherited his title from his mother, Dorcas Blackwood, 1st Baroness Dufferin and Clandeboye, on 08.02.1807.

451. Henniker (created 31.07.1800; Ireland)

John Henniker-Major, 2nd Baron Henniker (19.04.1752-05.12.1821), inherited his title from John Henniker, 1st Baron Henniker, on 18.04.1803.

452. Langford (created 31.07.1800; Ireland)

This barony was created for Clotworthy Rowley (31.10.1763-13.09.1825).

453. Ventry (created 31.07.1800; Ireland)

This barony was created for Sir Thomas Mullins (25.10.1736-11.01.1824).

454. Nugent of Carlanstown (created 26.12.1800; Ireland)

Sir George Grenville, 2nd Baron Nugent of Carlanstown (31.12.1789-27.11.1850), inherited his title from his mother, Mary Elizabeth Nugent (wife of Sir George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham) on 16.03.1812.

455. Ashtown (created 27.12.1800; Ireland)

This barony was created for Frederick Trench (17.09.1755-01.05.1840).

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Notes

[1] The barony of Seaforth was re-created on 19.01.1921 but became extinct again ion 03.03.1923.

[2] The 2nd Baron Braybrooke’s original name Richard Aldworth-Neville, but it was legally changed after the death of his aunt (the Countess of Portsmouth) in 1762.

[3] Field-Marshal Sir Jeffrey Amherst’s original barony (Amherst of Holmesdale) became extinct at his death.

[4] The dukedom of Douglas became extict with the 1st Duke’s death in 1761.

[5] The 1778 barony became extinct when the 1st Baron Thurlow died.

[6] All three surviving sons of the 1st Baron Calthorpe eventually held his title.

[7] There is some confusion about the date of the 2nd Baron’s date of succession; some sources mention 23.12.1824 as the date of his succession to the barony.

 

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