Baron Glanusk

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Glanusk Park, the seat of the Bailey family

Baron Glanusk, of Glanusk Park in the County of Brecknock,[1] is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1899 for Sir Joseph Russell Bailey, 2nd Baronet, who had earlier represented Herefordshire and Hereford in the House of Commons as a Conservative. Both his son, the second Baron, and grandson, the third Baron, served as Lord Lieutenant of Brecknockshire. The latter was succeeded by his first cousin, the fourth Baron. He was the son of the Hon. Herbert Crawshay Bailey, fourth son of the first Baron. As of 2010 the titles are held by his son, the fifth Baron, who succeeded in 1997.

The Bailey Baronetcy, of Glanusk Park in the County of Brecon,[2] was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom in 1852 for Joseph Bailey, a Welsh ironmaster and Member of Parliament for Worcester and Breconshire. He was succeeded by his grandson, the aforementioned second Baronet, who was elevated to the peerage in 1899. The Hon. Bernard M. Bailey, son of the 2nd Baronet, died at the Battle of Jutland whilst serving as a midshipman on HMS Defense, aged 17.

Bailey baronets, of Glanusk Park (1852)[edit]

Barons Glanusk (1899)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son Hon. Charles Henry Bailey (born 1976).

Coat of arms[edit]

Coat of arms of Baron Glanusk
Coronet of a British Baron.svg
Coat of arms of Baron Glanusk
A coronet of a Baron
A Griffin sejant Argent semy of Annulets Gules
Argent between two Bars three Annulets in fess Gules between as many Martlets of the last
Dexter: a Collier proper; Sinister: a Smith proper
Libertas (Liberty)


  1. ^ "No. 27047". The London Gazette. 31 January 1899. p. 602.
  2. ^ "No. 21332". The London Gazette. 29 June 1852. p. 1819.


≈Official History; " Naval Operations" by Sir Julian S. Corbett. 1923

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