Baron Rathcreedan, of Bellehatch Park in the County of Oxford, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1916 for the Liberal politician Cecil Norton. He had previously represented Newington West in the House of Commons and served as a Junior Lord of the Treasury from 1905 to 1910 and as Assistant Postmaster General between 1910 and 1916. As of 2010[update] the title is held by his grandson, the third Baron, who succeeded his father in 1990.
Barons Rathcreedan (1916)
- Cecil William Norton, 1st Baron Rathcreedan (1850–1930)
- Charles Patrick Norton, 2nd Baron Rathcreedan (1905–1990)
- Christopher John Norton, 3rd Baron Rathcreedan (b. 1949)
The heir presumptive is the present holder's brother the Hon. Adam Gregory Norton (b. 1952)
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- The London Gazette: . 28 January 1916.
- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990,[page needed]
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages – Peerages beginning with "R" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]