Clifford baronets

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There have been two baronetcies created for a person with the surname Clifford.

The Clifford Baronetcy, of the Navy[1] was created for Augustus William James Clifford, the illegitimate son of the 5th Duke of Devonshire (as son of the 6th Baroness Clifford and himself the 7th one) on 4 August 1838 in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. It has become extinct at the death of the 4th Baronet on 22 November 1895.

The Clifford Baronetcy, of Flaxbourne in New Zealand[2] was created for Charles Clifford, a grandnephew of Hugh Clifford, 4th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh (and nephew of Sir Thomas Clifford-Constable, Bt) on 16 July 1887 in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. As of 2007, the baronetcy is held by the 7th Baronet.

Clifford baronets, of the Navy (1838)[edit]

Clifford baronets, of Flaxbourne, New Zealand (1887)[edit]

The heir presumptive is his twin brother Charles Joseph Clifford (born 1936)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 19631". The London Gazette. 3 July 1838. p. 1488. 
  2. ^ "No. 25723". The London Gazette. 22 July 1887. p. 4001. 

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