- Baron Auckland
Barony Auckland is a title in both the
Peerage of Irelandand the Peerage of Great Britain. The first creation came in 1789 when William Eden was made Baron Auckland in the Peerage of Ireland. In 1793 he was created Baron Auckland, of West Aucklandin the County of Durham, in the Peerage of Great Britain. Eden was a prominent politician and financial expert and notably served as Chief Secretary for Ireland, Ambassador to Spain and President of the Board of Trade. His second son, the second Baron, was also a politician and served as Governor-General of India. In 1839 he was created Baron Eden, of Norwood in the County of Surrey, and Earl of Auckland, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
However, he never married and the barony of Eden and earldom became extinct on his death while he was succeeded in the baronies of Auckland by his younger brother, the third Baron. He was Bishop of both Sodor and Man and Bath and Wells. As of 2007 the titles are held by his great-great-great-grandson, the tenth Baron, who succeeded his father in 1997.
The Barons Auckland are members of the prominent Eden family. The first Baron was the third son of Sir Robert Eden, 3rd Baronet, of West Auckland. His younger brother was
Morton Eden, 1st Baron Henleywhile his elder brother was Sir Robert Eden, 1st Baronet, of Maryland. The latter was the great-great-grandfather of Prime Minister Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, and the great-great-great-grandfather of John Benedict Eden, Baron Eden of Winton. The present Baron Auckland is also in remainder to the Eden Baronetcy of West Auckland, a title held by his kinsman the Lord Eden of Winton.
The city of
Aucklandin New Zealand was named after the first Earl of Auckland, the patron of the city's founder. Several Auckland landmarks, including the hill and suburb Mount Edenand the sports ground Eden Parkare named directly or indirectly after the family.
Barons Auckland (1789)
William Eden, 1st Baron Auckland(1744-1814)
*George Eden, 2nd Baron Auckland (1784-1849) (created Earl of Auckland in 1839)
Earls of Auckland (1839)
George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland(1784-1849)
Barons Auckland (1789; Reverted)
Robert John Eden, 3rd Baron Auckland(1799-1870)
William George Eden, 4th Baron Auckland(1829-1890)
William Moreton Eden, 5th Baron Auckland(1859-1917)
Frederick Colvin George Eden, 6th Baron Auckland(1895-1941)
Geoffrey Morton Eden, 7th Baron Auckland(1891-1955)
Terence Eden, 8th Baron Auckland(1892-1957)
Ian George Eden, 9th Baron Auckland(1926-1997)
Robert Ian Burnard Eden, 10th Baron Auckland(b. 1962)
Heir Presumptive :
Henry Vane Eden(b. 1958)
Earl of Avon
*Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). "Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage" (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
* [http://www.angeltowns.com/town/peerage/ Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page]
* [http://www.thepeerage.com/index.htm www.thepeerage.com]
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