Baron Blackford

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Baron Blackford, of Compton Pauncefoot in the County of Somerset, was a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1935 for the politician, public servant and magistrate Sir William Mason, 1st Baronet.[1] He had already been created a Baronet, of Compton Pauncefoot in the County Somerset, in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom in 1918. He was succeeded by his son, the second Baron. He was a businessman and Conservative politician. The titles became extinct in 1988 on the early death of his grandson, the fourth Baron.

Barons Blackford (1935)[edit]


  1. ^ A P Baggs; M C Siraut (1999). C R J Currie; R W Dunning, eds. "Blackford". A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 7: Bruton, Horethorne and Norton Ferris Hundreds. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "William Keith Mason". Find a Garve. Retrieved 27 April 2017.