Earl of Woolton

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Earldom of Woolton
Arms of the Earl of Woolton
Creation date 1956
Monarch Elizabeth II
Peerage Peerage of the United Kingdom
First holder Frederick Marquis, 1st Earl of Woolton
Present holder Simon Marquis, 3rd Earl of Woolton
Heir apparent None
Remainder to the 1st Earl's heirs male whatsoever
Subsidiary titles Viscount Woolton
Viscount Walberton
Baron Woolton

Earl of Woolton is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1956 for the businessman and Conservative politician Frederick Marquis, 1st Viscount Woolton.[1] He had already been created Baron Woolton of Liverpool in the County of Lancaster in 1939, Viscount Woolton of Liverpool in the County of Lancaster in 1953,[2] and was made Viscount Walberton of Walberton in the County of Sussex at the same time as he was given the earldom. These title are also in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. As of 2014 the titles are held by his grandson, the third Earl, who succeeded his father in 1969.

The family seat is Auchnacree House, near Forfar, Angus.

Earls of Woolton (1956)[edit]

There is no heir to the peerages.



  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 40682. p. 219. 10 January 1956. Retrieved 9 October 2015.
  2. ^ The London Gazette: no. 39904. p. 3677. 3 July 1953. Retrieved 9 October 2015.