Baron Lindsay of Birker

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Baron Lindsay of Birker, of Low Ground in the County of Cumberland, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1945 for the Scottish academic and educationalist, Sandie Lindsay. His eldest son, the second Baron, was Professor of Far Eastern Studies at the American University in Washington, D.C. The second Baron's wife, Hsiao Li, was the first Chinese-born peeress. As of 2010 the title is held by the second Baron's only son, the third Baron, who succeeded in 1994. He is an Australian citizen and diplomat. Lord Lindsay has notably served as Deputy Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Kenya.

Barons Lindsay of Birker (1945)[edit]

The heir presumptive is the present holder's cousin Alexander Sebastian Lindsay (b. 1940). He is the son of Major Thomas Martin Lindsay, brother of the second Baron.[1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-16. Retrieved 2011-01-03.