Baron Revelstoke

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Baron Revelstoke, of Membland in the County of Devon, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1885 for the businessman Edward Baring, head of the family firm of Barings Bank and a member of the Baring family. Baring was the son of Henry Baring, third son of Sir Francis Baring, 1st Baronet, and the nephew of Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton, the second cousin of Francis Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook, the elder brother of Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer and the uncle of Evelyn Baring, 1st Baron Howick of Glendale. He was succeeded by his second but eldest surviving son John, the second Baron. John was a partner in Baring Brothers and Co. Ltd, a Director of the Bank of England, and also served as Lord Lieutenant of Middlesex. On his death the title passed to his younger brother Cecil, the third Baron. He acquired Lambay Island, north of Dublin, in 1904. As of 2017 the title is held by his great-grandson, the seventh Baron, who succeeded his father in 2012.

The man-of-letters Maurice Baring was the fifth son of the first Baron.

The city of Revelstoke in British Columbia, Canada, was renamed in honour of Edward Charles Baring, 1st Baron Revelstoke, commemorating his role in securing the financing necessary for completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

The family seat is Lambay Castle, in Lambay Island, County Dublin.

Barons Revelstoke (1885)[edit]

The heir presumptive is the present holder's brother Thomas James Baring (b. 1971)

Line of Succession[edit]

  • Coronet of a British Baron.svg Edward Charles Baring, 1st Baron Revelstoke (1828—1897)
    • Coronet of a British Baron.svg John Baring, 2nd Baron Revelstoke (1863—1929)
    • Coronet of a British Baron.svg Cecil Baring, 3rd Baron Revelstoke (1864—1934)
      • Coronet of a British Baron.svg Rupert Baring, 4th Baron Revelstoke (1911—1994)
        • Coronet of a British Baron.svg John Baring, 5th Baron Revelstoke (1934—2003)
        • Coronet of a British Baron.svg James Cecil Baring, 6th Baron Revelstoke (1938—2012)
          • Coronet of a British Baron.svg Alexander Rupert Baring, 7th Baron Revelstoke (born 1970)
          • (1) Hon. Thomas James Baring (b. 1971)
    • Major Hon. Hugo Baring (1876—1949)
      • Francis Anthony Baring (1909—1940)
        • (2) Nicholas Hugo Baring (b. 1934)
          • (3) Francis Charles Baring (b. 1973)
          • (4) Tobias Keith Alexander Baring (b. 1976)
          • (5) Edward Randal Baring (b. 1979)
        • (6) Peter Baring (b. 1935)
          • (7) Guy Francis Baring (b. 1965)
          • (8) Max Maurice Baring (b. 1967)
          • (9) Hugo John Baring (b. 1970)
            • (10) Francis Baring (b. 1999)
            • (11) Jim Baring (b. 2003)
            • (12) William Ajax Baring (b. 2004)

See also[edit]

Arms[edit]

Coat of arms of Baron Revelstoke
Coronet of a British Baron.svg
Revelstoke Escutcheon.png
Coronet
A Coronet of a Baron
Crest
A Mullet Erminois between two Wings Argent
Escutcheon
Azure on a Fess Or a Hurt thereon a Mullet Erminois in chief a Bear's Head proper
Supporters
Dexter: a Bull Argent; Sinister: a Bear proper muzzled Or each charged on the shoulder with a Mullet Erminois
Motto
Probitate Et Labore (By uprightness and work) [1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Burke's Peerage. 1959.

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