Bonsor baronets

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Sir Cosmo Bonsor, 1st Baronet, by Leslie Ward, 1895

The Bonsor Baronetcy, of Kingswood, in the parish of Epsom, in the County of Surrey, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 26 January 1925 for Cosmo Bonsor,[1] Chairman of the South Eastern Railway, Conservative Member of Parliament for Wimbledon and a Director of the Bank of England. As of 2010 the title is held by his great-grandson, the fourth Baronet, who succeeded his father in 1977. He has previously represented Nantwich and Upminster in the House of Commons as a Conservative.

The family seat is Liscombe Park, Soulbury, Buckinghamshire. It is an Elizabethan manor hall.[2]

Bonsor baronets, of Kingswood (1925)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son Alexander Cosmo Walrond Bonsor (born 1976). He became engaged in November 2005 to Jane Troughton,[4] marrying the following year.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 33015. p. 590. 27 January 1925.
  2. ^ Liscombe Park on Sir Nicholas's website.
  3. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 37151. p. 3381. 28 June 1945.
  4. ^ The Times 15 November 2005, as reported 16 November 2005 by Michael Rhodes on "Peerage_News", a Google group.

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