Baron Bicester, of Tusmore in the County of Oxford, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 29 June 1938 for the businessman Vivian Smith. As of 2013[update] the title is held by his grandson, the third Baron, who succeeded his uncle in 1968.
The Barons Bicester are related to the Barons Carrington. The first Baron Bicester's great-grandfather, John Smith, was the younger brother of Robert Smith, 1st Baron Carrington. Also, John Smith's elder brother George Smith was created a baronet in 1757 (see Bromley baronets), while another brother, Thomas Smith, was the grandfather of Julian Pauncefote, 1st Baron Pauncefote.
Barons Bicester (1938)
- Vivian Hugh Smith, 1st Baron Bicester (1867–1956)
- Randal Hugh Vivian Smith, 2nd Baron Bicester (1898–1968)
- Angus Edward Vivian Smith, 3rd Baron Bicester (b. 1932)
The heir presumptive is the present holder's brother Hon. Hugh Charles Vivian Smith (b. 1934).
The heir presumptive's heir presumptive is his cousin George Harry Vivian Smith (b. 1934).
The heir presumptive's heir presumptive's heir apparent is his son Charles James Smith (b. 1963).
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