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Extinct United Kingdom Viscountcies

 

Alanbrooke, Viscount (UK, 1946 - 2018)

Alexander of Hillsborough, Viscount (UK, 1950 - 1965) - the viscountcy was held by the Earls Alexander of Hillsborough from 1963 to 1965

Alford, Viscount (UK, 1815 - 1921) - see Earl Brownlow

Alverstone, Viscount (UK, 1913 - 1915)

Amory, Viscount (UK, 1960 - 1981)

 

Baring, Viscount (UK, 1876 - 1929) - see Earl of Northbrook

Beaconsfield, Viscount (UK, 1868 - 1872) - see Earl of Beaconsfield

Bennett, Viscount (UK, 1941 - 1947)

Beresford, Viscount (UK, 1823 - 1854)

Bertie of Thame, Viscount (UK, 1918 - 1954)

Birkenhead, Viscount (UK, 1921 - 1985) - see Earl of Birkenhead

Bracken, Viscount (UK, 1952 - 1958)

Bruce of Melbourne, Viscount (UK, 1947 - 1967)

Bryce, Viscount (UK, 1914 - 1922)

Burnham, Viscount (UK, 1919 - 1933)

Buxton, Viscount (UK, 1914 - 1934) - see Earl Buxton

Byng of Vimy, Viscount (UK, 1928 - 1935)

 

Canning, Viscount (UK, 1828 - 1862) - the viscountcy was held by the 1st Earl Canning from 1859, when the 2nd Viscount Canning was created Earl Canning, until 1861, when on the death of the 1st Earl Canning both titles became extinct

Canterbury, Viscount (UK, 1835 - 1941)

Cardwell, Viscount (UK, 1874 - 1886)

Cave, Viscount (UK, 1918 - 1928)

Cecil of Chelwood, Viscount (UK, 1923 - 1958)

Chaplin, Viscount (UK, 1916 - 1981)

Cherwell, Viscount (UK, 1941 - 1957)

Churchill, Viscount (UK, 1902)

Cilcennin, Viscount (UK, 1956 - 1960)

Clandeboye, Viscount (UK, 1871 - 1988) - the viscountcy was held by the Earls of Dufferin from 1871, when the 5th Baron Dufferin and Clandeboye was created Viscount Clandeboye and Earl of Dufferin, and by the Marquesses of Dufferin and Ava from 1888, when the 1st Earl of Dufferin was created Earl of Ava and Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, until 1988, when on the death of the 5th Marquess of Dufferin and Ava without a male heir the Viscountcy of Clandeboye (together with the other titles created in 1871 and 1888) became extinct

Crookshank, Viscount (UK, 1956 - 1961)

Cross, Viscount (UK, 1886 - 2004)

Cunningham of Hyndhope, Viscount (UK, 1945 - 1963)

 

D'Abernon, Viscount (UK, 1926 - 1941)

Dawson of Penn, Viscount (UK, 1936 - 1945)

Dunedin, Viscount (UK, 1926 - 1942)

Dunsford, Viscount (UK, 1920 - 1979) - see Earl Midleton

 

Eastnor, Viscount (UK, 1821 - 1883) - see Earl Somers

Eden, Viscount (UK, 1961 - 1985) - See Earl of Avon

Ednam, Viscount (UK, 1827 - 1833) - the viscountcy was held by the 1st Earl of Dudley from 1827, when, as 4th Viscount Dudley and Ward, he was created Viscount Ednam and Earl of Dudley, until his death in 1833, when the two Viscountcies of Dudley and Ward and of Ednam and the Earldom of Dudley became extinct

Elibank, Viscount (UK, 1911 - 1962)

Elmley, Viscount (UK, 1815 - 1979) - see Earl Beauchamp

Eversley, Viscount (UK, 1857 - 1888)

 

Farquhar, Viscount (UK, 1917 - 1923) - see Earl Farquhar

Finlay, Viscount (UK, 1919 - 1945)

Fitzalan of Derwent, Viscount (UK, 1921 - 1962)

FitzClarence, Viscount (UK, 1831 - 2000) - the viscountcy was held by the Earls of Munster from 1831, when the 1st Earl of Munster was created Baron Tewkesbury, Viscount FitzClarence and Earl of Munster, until 2000, when the titles became extinct on the death of the 7th Earl of Munster

French, Viscount (UK, 1916 - 1988) - see Earl of Ypres

Furneaux, Viscount (UK, 1922 - 1985) - see Earl of Birkenhead

Furness, Viscount (UK, 1918 - 1995)

 

Gladstone, Viscount (UK, 1910 - 1930)

Goderich, Viscount (UK, 1827 - 1923) - see Marquess of Ripon

Gort, Viscount (UK, 1946 - 1946) - the viscountcy was held by the Irish 6th Viscount Gort from 8 Feb 1946, when he was created Viscount Gort in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, until his death less than two months later, when the United Kingdom Viscountcy of Gort became extinct and the Irish Viscountcy of Gort passed to his brother

Greenwood, Viscount (UK, 1937 - 2003)

Grey of Fallodon, Viscount (UK, 1916 - 1933)

 

Haldane, Viscount (UK, 1911 - 1928)

Hall, Viscount (UK, 1946 - 1985)

Harcourt, Viscount (UK, 1917 - 1979)

Helmsley, Viscount (UK, 1868 - 1963) - see Earl of Feversham

Hewart, Viscount (UK, 1940 - 1964)

Holmesdale, Viscount (UK, 1826 - 1993) - the viscountcy was held by the Earls Amherst from 1826, when the 2nd Baron Amherst was created Viscount Holmesdale and Earl Amherst, until 1993, when on the death of the 5th Earl Amherst without a male heir all his titles became extinct

Horne of Slamannan, Viscount (UK, 1937 - 1940)

Hudson, Viscount (UK, 1952 - 1963)

Hughenden, Viscount (UK, 1876 - 1881) - see Earl of Beaconsfield

Hyndley, Viscount (UK, 1948 - 1963)

Hythe, Viscount (UK, 1911 - 1919) - see Earl Brassey

 

Ingleby, Viscount (UK, 1956 - 2008)

 

Jowitt, Viscount (UK, 1947 - 1957) - see Earl Jowitt

 

Keith, Viscount (UK, 1814 - 1823)

Keren, Viscount (UK, 1947 - 1954) - see Earl Wavell

Kilmuir, Viscount (UK, 1954 - 1967) - see Earl of Kilmuir

 

Lake, Viscount (UK, 1807 - 1848)

Lambert, Viscount (UK, 1945 - 1999)

Launceston, Viscount (UK, 1917 - 1960) - see Marquess of Carisbrooke

Lee of Fareham, Viscount (UK, 1922 - 1947)

Leverhulme, Viscount (UK, 1922 - 2000)

Llandaff, Viscount (UK, 1895 - 1913)

Loudoun, Viscount (UK, 1817 - 1868) - the viscountcy was held by the Marquesses of Hastings from 1817, when the 2nd Earl of Moira was created Viscount Loudoun, Earl of Rawdon and Marquess of Hastings, until 1868, when the titles became extinct

Lyons, Viscount (UK, 1881 - 1887)

 

Maugham, Viscount (UK, 1939 - 1981)

Milner, Viscount (UK, 1902 - 1925)

Monsell, Viscount (UK, 1935 - 1993)

Morley, Viscount (UK, 1908 - 1923)

Muirshiel, Viscount (UK, 1963 - 1992)

 

Nelson, Viscount (UK, 1801 - 1805)

Northallerton, Viscount (UK, 1917 - 1981) - see Marquess of Cambridge

Northcliffe, Viscount (UK, 1918 - 1922)

Novar, Viscount (UK, 1920 - 1934)

Nuffield, Viscount (UK, 1938 - 1963)

 

Ossington, Viscount (UK, 1872 - 1873) 

Oxenbridge, Viscount (UK, 1886 - 1898)

 

Pirrie, Viscount (UK, 1921 - 1924)

Plumer, Viscount (UK, 1929 - 1944)

Ponsonby, Viscount (UK, 1839 - 1855)

Portal, Viscount (UK, 1945 - 1949)

Portal of Hungerford, Viscount (UK, 1946 - 1971)

 

Radcliffe, Viscount (UK, 1962 - 1977)

Raincliffe, Viscount (UK, 1887 - 1937) - see Earl of Londesborough

Ratendon, Viscount (UK, 1931 - 1979) - see Marquess of Willingdon

Rhondda, Viscount (UK, 1918 - 1958)

Ruffside, Viscount (UK, 1951 - 1958)

 

St Pierre, Viscount (UK, 1901 - 1955) - see Earl Roberts

Salford, Viscount (UK, 1897 - 1909) - see Earl Egerton of Tatton

Sandhurst, Viscount (UK, 1917 - 1921)

Sankey, Viscount (UK, 1932 - 1948)

Sherbrooke, Viscount (UK, 1880 - 1892)

Simonds, Viscount (UK, 1954 - 1971)

Snowden, Viscount (UK, 1931 - 1937)

Southam, Viscount (UK, 1844 - 1871) - see Earl of Ellenborough

Southwood, Viscount (UK, 1946 - 1946)

Stevenage, Viscount (UK, 1951 - 1957) - see Earl Jowitt

Stratford de Redcliffe, Viscount (UK, 1852 - 1880)

Sumner, Viscount (UK, 1927 - 1934)

 

Templewood, Viscount (UK, 1944 - 1959)

Throwley, Viscount (UK, 1880 - 1996) - see Earl Sondes

Tonypandy, Viscount (UK, 1983 - 1997)

Tredegar, Viscount (UK, 1905 - 1913)

Tredegar, Viscount (UK, 1926 - 1949)

Trematon, Viscount (UK, 1917 - 1957) - See Earl of Athlone

 

Wakefield, Viscount (UK, 1934 - 1941)

Ward of Witley, Viscount (UK, 1960 - 1988)

Watkinson, Viscount (UK, 1964 - 1995)

Wavell, Viscount (UK, 1943 - 1954) - see Earl Wavell

Wendover, Viscount (UK, 1895 - 1928) - the 2nd Baron Carrington was created Viscount Wendover and Earl Carrington in 1895, and Marquess of Lincolnshire in 1912;  on his death in 1928 the 1895 and 1912 creations became extinct and the Barony of Carrington passed to his brother

Whitelaw, Viscount (UK, 1983 - 1999)

Whitworth, Viscount (UK, 1813 - 1825) - see Earl Whitworth

Willingdon, Viscount (UK, 1924 - 1979) - see Marquess of Willingdon

Wolseley, Viscount (UK, 1885 - 1936)

Wolverhampton, Viscount (UK, 1908 - 1943)

 

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