Luke Dillon, 4th Baron Clonbrock

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Lord Clonbrock at Clonbrock Castle in 1900

Luke Gerald Dillon, 4th Baron Clonbrock KP PC (Ire) (10 March 1834 – 12 May 1917) was an Irish peer.

In 1865, he was appointed High Sheriff of County Galway.[1] He became Baron Clonbrock in 1893 on the death of Robert Dillon, 3rd Baron Clonbrock and was appointed a Knight of the Order of St Patrick on 29 August 1900.[2]

He married Augusta Caroline Crofton, daughter of Edward Crofton, 2nd Baron Crofton of Mote and Lady Georgina Paget, on 18 July 1866 at Roscommon, County Roscommon, Ireland. [3] As a result of her marriage, Hon. Augusta Caroline Crofton was styled as Baroness Clonbrock on 4 December 1893.

The finding aid of the collection related to the personal and political papers of the family of Dillon, Barons Clonbrock, Ahascragh (county Galway, c.1600-1960) was compiled by Stephen Ball, at the National Library of Ireland.


  1. ^ Cokayne, George Edward (1913). Vicary Gibbs, ed. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom. vol. III. London: The St Catherine Press Ltd. p. 328. 
  2. ^ Rayment, Leigh. "Knights of the Order of St Patrick". Retrieved 2008-12-13. 
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Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Lord Clonbrock
Lord Lieutenant of Galway
Succeeded by
The Lord Killanin
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Robert Dillon
Baron Clonbrock
Succeeded by
Robert Dillon