|Barony of Alvingham|
|Creation date||10 July 1929|
|Peerage||Peerage of the United Kingdom|
|First holder||Robert Yerburgh, 1st Baron Alvingham|
|Present holder||Robert Yerburgh, 2nd Baron Alvingham|
|Heir apparent||Hon. Robert Yerburgh|
|Remainder to||the 1st Baron's heirs male of the body lawfully begotten.|
Baron Alvingham, of Woodfold in the County Palatine of Lancaster, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 10 July 1929 for Robert Yerburgh. He had previously represented Dorset South in the House of Commons as a Conservative. His father, Robert Yerburgh, had earlier represented Chester in Parliament. In 1916 Royal approval was given to a peerage to whom he had been signified, but he died before the patent was issued. As of 2010[update] the title is held by the first Baron's son, the second Baron, who succeeded his father in 1955. He is a retired Major-General in the Coldstream Guards.
Coat of arms
The heraldic blazon for the coat of arms of the barony is: Per pale argent and azure, on a chevron between three chaplets of roses counterchanged.
Barons Alvingham (1929)
- Robert Daniel Thwaites Yerburgh, 1st Baron Alvingham (1889–1955)
- Robert Guy Eardley Yerburgh, 2nd Baron Alvingham (b. 1926)
The heir apparent is the present holder's son the Hon. Robert Richard Guy Yerburgh (b. 1956)
The heir apparent's heir apparent is his son Robert William Guy Yerburgh (b. 1983)
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