Henry Verney, 18th Baron Willoughby de Broke

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"The Warwickshire". Caricature by y Spy published in Vanity Fair in 1896.

Colonel Henry Verney, 18th Baron Willoughby de Broke and de jure 26th Baron Latimer (14 May 1844 – 19 December 1902) was a British peer.

Henry Verney was born at Kineton, Warwickshire on 14 May 1844, the only son of Robert John Verney, 17th Baron Willoughby de Broke (1809–1862), and Georgina Jane Taylor. He inherited the title 18th Baron Willoughby de Broke and 26th Baron Latimer on the death of his father in 1862. He married Geraldine Smith-Barry, daughter of James Hugh Smith-Barry on 17 October 1867. They had five children; Richard Greville, Henry Peyto, Blanche, Patience and Katherine.

He was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford. He was Colonel commanding the Warwickshire Yeomanry, a Deputy Lieutenant and a justice of the peace (JP) for Warwickshire.

On his death at sea near Colombo on 19 December 1902 his title passed to his son Richard Greville Verney.


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Peerage of England
Preceded by
Robert John Verney
Baron Willoughby de Broke
Succeeded by
Richard Greville Verney