James baronets

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There have been four baronetcies created for persons with the surname James, one in the Baronetage of England, two in the Baronetage of Great Britain and one in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. One creation is extant as of 2008.

The James Baronetcy, of Creshall in the County of Essex, was created in the Baronetage of England on 28 June 1682 for Cane James. The title became extinct on the death of the second Baronet in 1741.

The James Baronetcy, of Eltham in the County of Kent, was created in the Baronetage of Great Britain on 27 August 1778 for the naval commander William James. The title became extinct on the death of the second Baronet in 1792.

The James Baronetcy, of Langley Hall, was created in the Baronetage of Great Britain on 28 July 1791. For more information on this creation, see the Baron Northbourne.

The James Baronetcy, of Dublin, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 19 March 1823 for John James, Lord Mayor of Dublin from 1821 to 1822 and 1840 to 1841. The title became dormant on the death of the sixth Baronet in 1955. The last heir, Mr Gerard Bowes Kingston James, who never established his right to the title, died in 1979, when the baronetcy became extinct.

James baronets, of Creshall (1682)[edit]

  • Sir Cane James, 1st Baronet (c. 1656–1736)
  • Sir John James, 2nd Baronet (c. 1692–1741)

James baronets, of Eltham (1778)[edit]

James baronets, of Langley Hall (1791)[edit]

James baronets, of Dublin (1823)[edit]

  • Sir John Kingston James, 1st Baronet (1784–1869)
  • Sir John Kingston James, 2nd Baronet (1815–1893)
  • Sir John Kingston Fullarton James, 3rd Baronet (1852–1933)
  • Sir Gavin Fullarton James, 4th Baronet (1859–1937)
  • Sir Edward Albert James, 5th Baronet (1862–1942)
  • Sir Fullarton James, 6th Baronet (1864–1955) (dormant)

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