James Woodhouse, 4th Baron Terrington

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James Allen David Woodhouse
4th Baron Terrington
Born (1915-12-30)30 December 1915
Died 6 May 1998(1998-05-06) (aged 82)
Education Winchester College
Alma mater Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Major James Allen David Woodhouse, 4th Baron Terrington (born 30 December 1915, died 6 May 1998[1]) was a Baron in the Peerage of the United Kingdom[1] and Deputy Chairman of Committees in the House of Lords. He was a member of the London Stock Exchange and a director of S J Carr and County (Gunmakers) Ltd.[1] He served in the Royal Norfolk Regiment and Queen's Westminster Rifles and was wounded in World War II.[1]

Woodhouse was the son of Horace Martin Woodhouse, 3rd Baron Terrington and Valerie Phillips,[1] and was educated at Winchester College and then at Royal Military College, Sandhurst.[1] He married Suzanne Irwin, daughter of Colonel Thomas Strutt Irwin, on 7 November 1942.[1] They had three daughters.[1]

On his death in 1998, having no male heirs, was succeeded by his brother, Montague Woodhouse, 5th Baron Terrington.[2] James is depicted in three glass-plate negative photographs held by the National Portrait Gallery, two of which show him as a child.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "James Allen David Woodhouse, 4th Baron Terrington - Person Page 8453". The Peerage. Retrieved 10 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Clogg, Richard (20 February 2001). "Obituary: Monty Woodhouse". The Guardian (London). 
  3. ^ "National Portrait Gallery - Person - (James Allen) David Woodhouse, 4th Baron Terrington". National Portrait Gallery. Retrieved 10 August 2013. 
  • Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 3, page 3874.