Baron Ashbourne, of Ashbourne in the County of Meath, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1886 for Edward Gibson, the Lord Chancellor of Ireland. His grandson, the third Baron (who succeeded his uncle), was a Vice Admiral in the Royal Navy. As of 2010[update] the title is held by the third Baron's son, the fourth Baron, who succeeded in 1983.
John George Gibson, younger brother of the first Baron, was also a distinguished lawyer. The Honourable Violet Gibson, who attempted to assassinate Benito Mussolini in 1926, was the daughter of the first Baron.
Barons Ashbourne (1886)
- Edward Gibson, 1st Baron Ashbourne (1837–1913)
- William Gibson, 2nd Baron Ashbourne (1868–1942)
- Edward Russell Gibson, 3rd Baron Ashbourne (1901–1983)
- Edward Barry Greynville Gibson, 4th Baron Ashbourne (b. 1933)
The heir apparent is the present holder's son the Hon. Edward Charles d'Olier Gibson (b. 1967)
The heir apparent's heir apparent is his son Edward Alexander Gibson (b. 2002)