Hall baronets

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There have been four baronetcies created for persons with the surname Hall, one in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia and three in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. Three of the creations are extant as of 2010.

The Hall Baronetcy, of Dunglass in the County of Haddington, was created in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia on 8 October 1687 for John Hall. The fourth Baronet was a politician, geologist and geophysicist. The tenth Baronet was Director of the Food Section at the Ministry of Munitions during the First World War and subsequently Chief Reconstruction Officer for Scotland at the Ministry of Labour. The fourteenth Baronet was Governor of British Somaliland.

The Hall Baronetcy, of Llanover in the County of Monmouthshire, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom in July 1838. For more information on this creation, see Benjamin Hall, 1st Baron Llanover.

The Hall Baronetcy, of Burton Park in the County of Sussex, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 18 September 1919 for the Conservative politician Douglas Hall. He was the son of Bernard Hall, the first ever Mayor of Liverpool.

The Hall Baronetcy, of Grafham in the County of Surrey,[1] was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 5 March 1923 for the businessman and Conservative politician Frederick Hall.

Hall baronets, of Dunglass (1687)[edit]

  • Sir John Hall, 1st Baronet (died 1695)

The heir apparent is the present holder's son Thomas James Hall (b. 1975).

Hall baronets, of Llanover (1838)[edit]

Hall baronets, of Burton Park (1919)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son David Bernard Hall (b. 1961).

Hall baronets, of Grafham (1923)[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 32815. p. 2810. 17 April 1923.
  2. ^ Katherine Hall of Dunglass (d. 1745 (died 1745) painted by Allan Ramsay, was the youngest daughter of Sir James Hall, 2nd Bt. of Dunglass (died 1742) and by his second wife, Margaret Pringle. She married the Jacobite poet William Hamilton of Bangour (1704-54) in 1743 and had one son, James, who succeeded to the estate and later married Margaret, daughter of James Bruce of Kinniard. Hamilton belonged to a circle of Edinburgh intellectuals and writers that included Allan Ramsay Senior, who passionately supported the cause of the Stuarts.

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