Boswell baronets

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The Boswell baronetcy, of Auchinleck in the County of Ayr was created for antiquary and songwriter Alexander Boswell in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 16 August 1821.[1] The baronetcy became extinct upon the second holder's death in 1875. Sir Alexander was the son of Samuel Johnson biographer James Boswell.

Boswell baronets, of Auchinleck (1821)[edit]


  1. ^ "No. 17730". The London Gazette. 28 July 1821. p. 1555.