Viscount Mackintosh of Halifax

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Viscount Mackintosh of Halifax, of Hethersett in the County of Norfolk, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1957 for the businessman and public servant Harold Mackintosh, 1st Baron Mackintosh of Halifax. He was the owner of the confectionery business of John Mackintosh & Sons Ltd and for many years Chairman of the National Savings Committee. Mackintosh had already been created a baronet, of Halifax in the County of York, in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 28 January 1935, and Baron Mackintosh of Halifax, of Hethersett in the County of Norfolk, in 1948, also in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. As of 2017 the titles are held by his grandson, the third Viscount, who succeeded his father in 1980.

Viscounts Mackintosh of Halifax (1957)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son, the Hon. Thomas Harold George Mackintosh (born 1985).

Coat of arms of Viscount Mackintosh of Halifax
Coronet of a British Viscount.svg
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Crest
Upon a rock Proper charged with two roses Argent barbed and seeded a cat sejant also Proper.
Escutcheon
Or on a chevron between two lions rampant in chief and a lymphad in base Sable a bezant charged with a representation of the head of St John the Baptist Proper between two hearts of the field.
Supporters
On either side a squirrel Proper about the neck a cord and pendent therefrom a purse both Or.
Motto
By Faith And By Work. [1]

Line of Succession[edit]

  • Coronet of a British Viscount.svg Harold Vincent Mackintosh, 1st Viscount Mackintosh of Halifax (1891 – 1964)[2]
    • Coronet of a British Viscount.svg John Mackintosh, 2nd Viscount Mackintosh of Halifax (1921 – 1980)
      • Coronet of a British Viscount.svg John Clive Mackintosh, 3rd Viscount Mackintosh of Halifax (born 1958)
        • (1) Hon. Thomas Harold George Mackintosh (b. 1985)
        • (2) Hon. George John Frank Mackintosh (b. 1988)
      • (3) Hon. Graham Charles Mackintosh (b. 1964)
        • (4) Matthew Joseph Mackintosh (b. 1997)
        • (5) John Ashford Mackintosh (b. 2000)
        • (6) Robert Charles Mackintosh (b. 2004)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burke's Peerage. 1959.
  2. ^ http://www.thepeerage.com/p48732.htm#i487320