Baron Dickinson


Baron Dickinson

Baron Dickinson, of Painswick in the County of Gloucester, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1930 for the Liberal politician Willoughby Dickinson, who had previously represented St Pancras North in the House of Commons. He was the son of Sebastian Stewart Dickinson, Member of Parliament for Stroud from 1868 to 1874. As of 2007 the title is held by the first Baron's grandson, the second Baron, who succeeded in 1943. He is the eldest son of Hon. Richard Sebastian Willoughby Dickinson, only son of the first Baron.

Frances Joan Davidson, Viscountess Davidson, daughter of the first Baron, was a Conservative Member of Parliament and was given a life peerage as Baroness Northchurch in 1964.

Barons Dickinson (1930)

*Willoughby Hyett Dickinson, 1st Baron Dickinson (1859-1943)
*Richard Clavering Hyett Dickinson, 2nd Baron Dickinson (b. 1926)

The Heir Apparent is the present holder's son Hon. Martin Hyett Dickinson (b. 29 Jan 1961)

References

*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/ www.thepeerage.com]


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