- Baron Stamp
Baron Stamp, of Shortlands in the County of Kent, is a title in the
Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1938 for the civil servant, industrialist, economist, statistician and banker Sir Josiah Stamp. The second Baron Stamp, Wilfred Carlyle Stamp, holds the record for having held a peerage for the shortest length of time. On 16 April 1941, the first Baron Stamp was killed by a German bomb, as was his son Wilfred. Legally, the son was presumed to have died a fraction of a second after his father, and therefore is supposed to have succeeded to the title for that short amount of time. The second Baron was succeeded by his younger brother, the third Baron. As of 2007 the title is held by the latter's son, the fourth Baron, who succeeded in 1987. Like his father he is a physician.
Barons Stamp (1938)
*Josiah Charles Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp (1880-1941)
*Wilfred Carlyle Stamp, 2nd Baron Stamp (1914-1941)
*Trevor Charles Stamp, 3rd Baron Stamp (1917-1987)
*Trevor Charles Bosworth Stamp, 4th Baron Stamp (b. 1935)
*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]
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