George Holcroft

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Sir George Harry Holcroft, 1st Baronet (1856 – 19 April 1951) was an English coal mine owner and philanthropist.

Holcroft was chairman of Littleton Collieries. He also served as High Sheriff of Staffordshire from 1913 to 1914. Like his uncle, Sir Charles Holcroft, he was a great benefactor to the University of Birmingham, and for these services he was created a Baronet in the 1921 New Year Honours.[1] His home was at Eaton Mascott Hall, near Shrewsbury.


  1. ^ "No. 32178". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 1920. p. 2.