Wills baronets

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There have been four baronetcies created for members of the Wills family, owners of W. D. & H. O. Wills and the Imperial Tobacco Company. All four creations were in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.

The Wills Baronetcy, of Blagdon in the County of Somerset, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 12 August 1893 for William Wills. He was later elevated the peerage as Baron Winterstoke. For more information on this creation, see the latter title.

The Wills Baronetcy, of Northmoor & Manor Heath, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 15 February 1897 for Frederick Wills, the cousin of the first Baronet of the 1893 creation. For more information on this creation, see the Baron Dulverton.

The Wills Baronetcy, Hazelwood Stoke Bishop, in Westbury-on-Trym in the County of Gloucester and Clapton-in-Gordano in the County of Somerset, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 19 August 1904 for Edward Payson Wills. He was a Director of the Imperial Tobacco Company and the elder brother of the first Baronet of the 1897 creation. The second and third Baronets were also Directors of the Imperial Tobacco Company. The latter also served as Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire from 1930 to 1942.

The Wills Baronetcy, of Blagdon in the County of Somerset, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 19 July 1923 for George Wills, President of the Imperial Tobacco Company. The second Baronet was a Director of the Imperial Tobacco Company. The fourth Baronet served as Lord-Lieutenant of Avon and Somerset and as Pro-Chancellor of the University of Bath. as well as the most recent baronet Edward Peter Graham Wills who is currently the heir to the wills estate.

Wills baronets, of Blagdon (1893)[edit]

Wills baronets, of Northmoor and Manor Heath (1897)[edit]

Wills baronets, of Hazelwood and Clapton-in-Gordano (1904)[edit]

  • Sir Edward Payson Wills, 1st Baronet (1834–1910)
  • Sir Edward Chaning Wills, 2nd Baronet (1861–1921)
  • Sir Ernest Salter Wills, 3rd Baronet (1869–1958)
  • Sir (Ernest) Edward de Winton Wills, 4th Baronet (1903–1983)
  • Sir (David) Seton Wills, 5th Baronet (born 1939)

Wills baronets, of Blagdon (1923)[edit]

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