Baron Crathorne

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Baron Crathorne, of Crathorne in the North Riding of the County of York, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1959 for the Conservative politician and former Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Sir Thomas Dugdale, 1st Baronet. He had already been created a baronet, of Crathorne in the North Riding of the County of York, in 1945. As of 2016 the titles are held by his son, the second Baron, who succeeded in 1977. Lord Crathorne is one of the ninety elected hereditary peers that remain in the House of Lords after the passing of the House of Lords Act 1999, and sits as a Conservative.

The family seat is Crathorne House, near Yarm, North Yorkshire.

Barons Crathorne (1959)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's only son Hon. Thomas Arthur John Dugdale (born 1977).

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