Baron Killearn

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Baron Killearn, of Killearn in the County of Stirling,[1] is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1943 for the diplomat Sir Miles Lampson. He was the second son of Norman Lampson, youngest son of Sir Curtis Lampson, 1st Baronet, of Rowfant (see below). Lord Killearn's eldest son, the second Baron, succeeded his second cousin once removed as fourth Baronet in 1971. On his death the titles passed to his half-brother, the third and (As of 2017) present holder of the barony and baronetcy.

The Lampson Baronetcy, of Rowfant in the County of Sussex,[2] was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom in 1866 for the Anglo-American businessman Curtis Lampson. His grandson, the third Baronet, was an author, journalist and explorer, notably in Central and West Africa. On his death in 1971 the title was inherited by his second cousin once removed, the aforementioned third Baron Killearn (see above).

The family seat is Little Sodbury Manor, near Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire.

Barons Killearn (1943)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's eldest son, Hon. Miles Henry Morgan Lampson (b. 1977)
The heir apparent's heir apparent is his son, Alfred Victor Christopher Lampson (b. 2009)[3]

Lampson baronets, of Rowfant (1866)[edit]

see above for further succession

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "No. 36020". The London Gazette. 18 May 1943. p. 2219.
  2. ^ "No. 23183". The London Gazette. 13 November 1866. p. 5994.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 9 November 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2012.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)