Charles Baring, 2nd Baron Howick of Glendale

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Charles Evelyn Baring, 2nd Baron Howick of Glendale (born 30 December 1937) is the son of Evelyn Baring, 1st Baron Howick of Glendale. He is well known as an arboriculturalist and plant collector. He is the creator of the Howick Arboretum at Howick Hall, one of the largest collections of wild origin plants in the United Kingdom. He was educated at Eton College and New College, Oxford.[1]

He served as a director of Barings Bank (1969–1982) and on the executive committee of the National Art Collections Fund. He was a director of Northern Rock plc (1987–2001). He is married to the former Clare Nicolette Darby,[2] daughter of Col. Cyril Darby MC, of Kemerton Court. They have four married children, and thirteen grandchildren.[3] His mother Lady Mary Cecil Grey (1907–2002) died aged 94.


  1. ^ ‘HOWICK OF GLENDALE’, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2014
  2. ^ Lady Howick is Chairman of Eventing at the Pony Club.
  3. ^ Howick Hall Gardens website. Retrieved 14 August 2007

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Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Evelyn Baring
Baron Howick of Glendale
Heir apparent:
Hon. David Baring