Baron Kershaw, of Prestwich in the County Palatine of Lancaster, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1947 for Fred Kershaw, who later served as a Lord-in-Waiting in the Labour government of Clement Attlee. As of 2010[update] the title is held by his grandson, the fourth Baron, who succeeded his father in 1962 (who in his turn had succeeded his elder brother in 1961).
Barons Kershaw (1947)
- Fred Kershaw, 1st Baron Kershaw (1881–1961)
- Herbert Kershaw, 2nd Baron Kershaw (1904–1961)
- Edward Aubrey Kershaw, 3rd Baron Kershaw (1906–1962)
- Edward John Kershaw, 4th Baron Kershaw (b. 1936)
The heir apparent is the present holder's son Hon. John Charles Edward Kershaw (b. 1971).
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- The London Gazette: . 21 January 1947.