Baron Brassey of Apethorpe

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Apethorpe Hall in 1829

Baron Brassey of Apethorpe, of Apethorpe in the County of Northampton, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.[1] It was created in 1938 for Sir Henry Brassey, 1st Baronet, who had previously represented Northamptonshire Northern and Peterborough in the House of Commons as a Conservative. He had already been created a Baronet, of Apethorpe in the County of Northampton, in 1922.[2] Brassey was the second but eldest surviving son of Henry Brassey, third son of Thomas Brassey, and the nephew of Thomas Brassey, 1st Earl Brassey, and Albert Brassey. As of 2017 the titles are held by his great-grandson, the fourth Baron, who succeeded his father in 2015.

The family seat is The Manor House, near Apethorpe, Nottinghamshire.

Barons Brassey of Apethorpe (1938)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son the Hon. Christian Brassey (b. 2003)

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  1. ^ "no. 34480". The London Gazette. 8 February 1938. p. 808. 
  2. ^ "(Supplement) no. 32766". The London Gazette. 10 November 1922. p. 8016.