Baron Reith

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Baron Reith /ˈrθ/, of Stonehaven in the County of Kincardine, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.[1] It was created in 1940 for John Reith, the first Director-General of the BBC. His only son, the second Baron, disclaimed the peerage for life in 1972. As of 2017, the title is held by the latter's son, the third Baron, who succeeded in 2016.

Barons Reith (1940)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son, Hon. Harry Joseph Reith (b. 2006)


  1. ^ "No. 34982". The London Gazette. 29 October 1940. p. 6251.