Sir Richard Carew Pole, 13th Baronet
Sir John Richard Walter Reginald Carew Pole, 13th Baronet, OBE, DL (born 2 December 1938) is the present holder of the Pole baronetcy, granted to his ancestor by King Charles I in 1628. He lives at Antony House in Cornwall. He succeeded his father, Sir John Gawen Carew Pole, 12th Baronet, in 1993.
Sir Richard is a Deputy Lieutenant for the county of Cornwall, an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, a Trustee of the Tate Gallery, the Pilgrim Trust, and the Eden Project, a Governor of Gresham's School, Holt, and President of the Cornwall Gardens Trust.
He was High Sheriff of Cornwall for 1978 and is a past Prime Warden of the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers and a past president of the Royal Horticultural Society, from which he received the Victoria Medal of Honour in 2007.
- Who Was Who 2003 (London: A. & C. Black)
- BBC Cornwall http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-17586465
- Leigh Rayment's list of baronets [self-published source][better source needed]
- Sir Richard Carew Pole at the Royal Horticultural Society
- Antony House at the National Trust
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John Carew Pole
(of Shute House)
1993 – present