Stacy Barcroft Lloyd, Jr.

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Stacy Barcroft Lloyd, Jr. (July 8, 1908 – December 6, 1994) was a businessman, horse breeder, dairy cattle farmer and yachtsman. He was the founder of the equestrian journal The Chronicle of the Horse.[1]

Lloyd was born on July 8, 1908 at Ardmore, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Lloyd family were of a prestigious social background dating to the time of William Penn in Philadelphia. Stacy Barcroft Lloyd, Sr. was a banker, the President of the Philadelphia Savings Fund Society. His mother was Eleanor Borroughs Morris, a descendant of brewer Mayor Anthony Morris (I), founder of the Morris family, another prominent Philadelphia family.

Lloyd's first marriage was November 25, 1932, to Rachel Lowe Lambert. They divorced in 1948. She remarried, to Paul Mellon, and he to Alice Babcock. His children by Rachel Lambert were a son, Washington D.C. antiquarian Stacy Barcoft Lloyd, III, and daughter Eliza. With Alice Babcock, he had a son Robin Lloyd, a writer and journalist, who was an announcer for NBC.

For many years he was one of the largest landowners on St. Croix in the United States Virgin Islands. He owned a dairy farm and raised beef cattle. He also owned and operated the local dairy bottling plant.

During the later part of his life, Lloyd resided in Berryville, Virginia and Southwest Harbor, Maine. He died in Berryville, Virginia in December 1994.[2]