Baron Hazlerigg

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Sir Arthur Heselrig, 2nd Baronet

Baron Hazlerigg, of Noseley in the County of Leicester,[1] is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1945 for Sir Arthur Hazlerigg, 13th Baronet. He had previously served as Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire. As of 2010 the titles are held by his grandson, the third Baron, who succeeded his father in 2002.

The Hazlerigg Baronetcy, of Noseley Hall in the County of Leicester, was created in the Baronetage of England in 1622 for Thomas Hesilrige. He notably represented Leicestershire in the House of Commons. He was succeeded by his son, the second Baronet, the most famous member of the family. He was one of the five members of Parliament whom King Charles I tried to have arrested in 1642. His grandson, the fourth Baronet, also represented Leicestershire in Parliament. He was succeeded by his uncle, the fifth Baronet. The latter's great–great-grandson, the eleventh Baronet, assumed by Royal license the surname of Hazlerigg in lieu of Hesilrige in 1818. His great-grandson was the thirteenth Baronet, who was elevated to the peerage in 1945.[2]

As of 30 June 2006, the present holder of the barony has not successfully proven his succession to the baronetcy and is therefore not on the Official Roll of the Baronetage. However, the case is under review by the Registrar of the Baronetage (for more information follow this link).

The family seat is Noseley Hall in Leicestershire

Hesilrige, later Hazlerigg Baronets, of Noseley Hall (1622)[edit]

Barons Hazlerigg (1945)[edit]

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