Baron Rootes

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Baron Rootes, of Ramsbury in the County of Wiltshire, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1959 for the businessman Sir William Rootes. He was head of the motor car manufacturer Rootes Ltd. As of 2010 the title is held by his grandson, the third Baron, who succeeded his father in 1992.

Barons Rootes (1959)[edit]

The heir presumptive and sole heir to the barony is the present holder's first cousin William Brian Rootes (b. 1944).