Viscount Devonport

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Viscount Devonport, of Wittington in the County of Buckingham, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1917 for the Liberal politician and former Member of Parliament for Devonport, Hudson Kearley, 1st Baron Devonport. He had already been created a Baronet, of Wittingham in the County of Buckingham, in 1908, and Baron Devonport, of Wittington in the County of Buckingham, in 1910. As of 2010 the titles are held by his grandson, the third Viscount, who succeeded his father in 1973.

The family seat is Ray Demesne, near Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland. The family surname is pronounced "Keerly" (rhymes with nearly).

Viscounts Devonport (1917)[edit]

The heir presumptive is the present holder's first cousin, Chester Dagley Hugh Kearley (b. 1932)

The heir presumptive's heir apparent is his son David Kearley (b. 1982)

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