Sir Cuthbert Lowell Ackroyd, 1st Baronet DL, JP (4 September 1892 – 11 April 1973) was a Lord Mayor of London. The son of Benjamin Bately Ackroyd and Emily Armitage, he was created a Baronet 'of Dewsbury' on 8 May 1956. On his death in 1973 he was succeeded in the baronetage by his eldest son.
He gained the rank of Captain in the Royal Artillery. He fought in the First World War. In 1940 he was a Common Councillor of the City of London. In 1945 he was an Alderman and Justice of the Peace for the City of London. He was the Visiting Magistrate of Holloway Prison from 1945 to 1955. From 1955-1956 he was Lord Mayor of London. In 1956 the University of Leeds awarded him an honorary Doctoral Decree of Law. He was Deputy Lieutenant of Kent (1962), and High Sheriff of Kent (1964-1965). From 1964 to 1967 Sir Ackroyd was the Governor of the Irish Society. He was also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
- The London Gazette: . 6 July 1956.
- Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes. Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books), 1999. Volume 1, page 22.
- Cuthbert Ackroyd thePeerage.com
- ‘ACKROYD, Sir Cuthbert (Lowell)’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2007; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007
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