Baron Luke, of Pavenham in the County of Bedford, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1929 for the businessman George Lawson Johnston. He was the second son of John Lawson Johnston, the founder of Bovril Ltd. As of 2010[update] the title is held by his grandson, the third Baron, who succeeded his father in 1996. He is one of the ninety elected hereditary peers that remain in the House of Lords after the passing of the House of Lords Act 1999 of 1999. Lord Luke sits on the benches.
Barons Luke (1929)
- George Lawson Johnston, 1st Baron Luke (1873–1943)
- Ian St John Lawson Johnston, 2nd Baron Luke (1905–1996)
- Arthur Charles St John Lawson Johnston, 3rd Baron Luke (b. 1933)
The heir apparent is the present holder's son the Hon. Ian James St. John Lawson Johnston (b. 1963)
The heir apparent's heir apparent is his son Samuel Arthur St. John Lawson Johnston (b. 2000)
- The London Gazette: . 12 July 1929.