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The Yarrow baronetcy, of Homestead, Hindhead, in Frensham in the County of Surrey, is a hereditary title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.[1]

It was created by George V on 29 January 1916 for the shipbuilder and engineer Alfred Yarrow. He was founding Chairman of Yarrow & Co, shipbuilders, of the Isle of Dogs, London and later of Scotstoun, Glasgow.

Sir Eric Yarrow, the third baronet, was a businessman who has been appointed MBE and also served as a Deputy Lieutenant for Renfrewshire.

The actor Damian Lewis is the 1st baronet's great-great-grandson.

Yarrow baronets, of Homestead (1916)

The heir apparent is Henry Yarrow (born 2016), only son of the 4th Baronet.


Coat of arms of Yarrow baronets
Above clouds Proper a swallow volant Argent holding in the beak a yarrow flower slipped also Proper.
Azure in base on the sea Proper an ancient three-masted ship sailing to the sinister Argent in chief two swallows volant of the last each holding in the beak a harebell slipped also Proper.
Be Just And Fear Not[2]


  1. ^ "No. 29483". The London Gazette. 22 February 1916. p. 1946.
  2. ^ Debrett's Peerage. 1936. p. 855.
  • Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
  • Burke's Peerage and Baronetage