Baron Phillimore

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Sir Robert Phillimore, 1st Baronet

Baron Phillimore, of Shiplake in the County of Oxford, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.[1] It was created in 1918 for the former Judge of the High Court of Justice and Lord Justice of Appeal, Sir Walter Phillimore, 2nd Baronet. The Phillimore Baronetcy, of The Coppice, had been created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 28 December 1881[2] for his father Sir Robert Phillimore, who was also a noted lawyer and judge. The first Baron was succeeded by his son, the second Baron.

On his death the titles passed to his grandson, the third Baron, his eldest son Captain the Hon. Anthony Francis Phillimore (d. 1940) having been killed in action during the Second World War. The third Baron was childless and was succeeded by his uncle, the fourth Baron. He was an architect.

As of 2016 the titles are held by his son, the fifth Baron, who succeeded in 1994. The fifth baron is a barrister who lives at Coppid Hall, Shiplake, Oxfordshire.

Phillimore Estate[edit]

The Phillimore family were formerly owners, and now trustees, of the Phillimore Estate [3] in Kensington, west London, covering the prosperous 19th century houses around Holland Park and Campden Hill.[4]

The family also controls Coppid Farming Enterprises, a landowner with an interest in the Crichel Down estate. [5]

Phillimore Baronets, of The Coppice (1881)[edit]

Barons Phillimore (1918)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son, the Hon. Tristan Anthony Stephen Phillimore (b. 1977)

Coat of arms of Baron Phillimore
Coronet of a British Baron.svg
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Crest
In front of a tower Argent thereon a falcon volant Proper holding in the beak a lure Gold three cinqeufoils fesswise Or.
Escutcheon
Sable three bars indented Erminois in chief an anchor between two cinqeufoils Or.
Supporters
On either side an owl Proper each charged with an anchor Or.
Motto
Fortem Posce Animum (Pray For A Brave Soul) [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 30781". The London Gazette. 5 July 1918. p. 7940.
  2. ^ "No. 25049". The London Gazette. 16 December 1881. p. 6707.
  3. ^ http://www.phillimore-kensington-estate.co.uk/
  4. ^ Evening Standard: 'Keeping it in the family' "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 February 2010. Retrieved 19 February 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Shrubsole, Guy. "The ten landowners who own one-sixth of Dorset". Who Owns England?.
  6. ^ Debrett's Peerage. 1973.