Charles Kay-Shuttleworth, 5th Baron Shuttleworth

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Charles Geoffrey Nicholas Kay-Shuttleworth, 5th Baron Shuttleworth, KCVO (born 2 August 1948), is the son of Charles Ughtred Kay-Shuttleworth, 4th Baron Shuttleworth, and his wife, Ann (nėe Whatman).[1]

He was educated at Eton before he was elected FRICS and was a Director of Abbey National plc 1996–2004. Lord Shuttleworth was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire on 13 January 1997.[2] Lord Shuttleworth has served as a Member of the Council of the Duchy of Lancaster since 1998 and was appointed Chairman of the Council in January 2006 [1].

Lord Shuttleworth was made a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO) in the 2011 New Year Honours,[3] in addition to being a Knight of St John (KJStJ).

The heir apparent to the barony is his son, the Hon Thomas Kay-Shuttleworth (born 1976). Lord Shuttleworth is Patron of The Veteran's Association UK, an organisation dedicated to the welfare needs of veterans, serving personnel and their families.


  1. ^ Profile at
  2. ^ The London Gazette: no. 54654. p. 675. 17 January 1997. Retrieved 28 August 2011.
  3. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 59647. p. 3. 31 December 2010.

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Sir Simon Towneley
Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Charles Kay-Shuttleworth
Baron Shuttleworth