Baron Sanderson of Ayot

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Baron Sanderson of Ayot, of Welwyn in the County of Hertford, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.[1] It was created in 1960 for the businessman and public servant, Basil Sanderson. He was the son of the shipping magnate Harold Arthur Sanderson, general manager of the White Star Line. On Lord Sanderson of Ayot's death in 1971 he was succeeded by his eldest twin son Alan Lindsay Sanderson. However, he disclaimed the peerage for life the same year.[2]

Barons Sanderson of Ayot (1960)[edit]

The heir apparent is the former 2nd Baron's son Hon. Michael Sanderson (b. 1959).


  1. ^ "No. 42085". The London Gazette. 5 July 1960. p. 4671. 
  2. ^ "No. 45484". The London Gazette. 30 September 1971. p. 10509.