Baron Crawshaw

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Baron Crawshaw, of Crawshaw in the County of Lancaster and of Whatton in the County of Leicester is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 25 August 1892 for Sir Thomas Brooks, 1st Baronet. He notably served as High Sheriff of Lancashire in 1884. Brooks had already been created a baronet in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom, of Crawshaw Hall and Whatton House, on 9 February 1891. As of 2013 the titles are held by his great-grandson, the fifth Baron, who succeeded his elder brother in 1997.

The family seat is Whatton House near Loughborough in Leicestershire.

Barons Crawshaw (1892)[edit]

The heir presumptive is the present holder's brother, the Honourable John Patrick Brooks (born 17 March 1938), who married Rosemary Vans Agnew Franks, on 17 June 1967.

The heir presumptive's heir apparent is his son Edward Samuel Brooks (b. 1969).

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