Macready baronets

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The Macready Baronetcy, of Cheltenham in the County of Gloucester, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.[1] It was created on 1 March 1923 for General Nevil Macready. He was Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police from 1918 to 1920 and Commander-in-Chief of Ireland from 1920 to 1922. He was succeeded by his son, the second Baronet. He was a Lieutenant-General in the Army and held several administrative posts in occupied Germany after the Second World War. The third Baronet was Managing Director of Mobil Oil from 1975 to 1985.

William Charles Macready, father of the first Baronet, was an actor.

Macready baronets, of Cheltenham (1923)[edit]


  1. ^ "No. 32815". The London Gazette. 17 April 1923. p. 2810.