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Armitstead, Baron (UK, 1906 - 1915)

 

Creation: let.pat. 19 Jul 1906

 

Extinct: 7 Dec 1915

 

Family name: Armitstead

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Arms:

Or a Chevron embattled Sable between three Pheons Gules a Bordure Sable

Crest:

A Sinister and a Dexter Arm embowed in Armour each hand grasping a Spear erect proper

Supporters:

Dexter:  A Mechanic holding in the exterior hand a Cogged Wheel;  Sinister: A Ship's Carpenter holding in the exterior hand a Saw all proper

Motto:

 Ever Ready

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George [Armitstead], 1st Baron Armitstead

2nd son of George Armitstead, of Riga, Russia, by his wife Emma Jacobs

born

28 Feb 1824

mar.

1848 Jane Elizabeth Baxter (dsp. 6 Jan 1913), 1st dau. of Edward Baxter, of Kincaldrum, co. Forfar, by his wife Euphemia Wilson, dau. of William Wilson, of Dundee

died

s.p. 7 Dec 1915

created

19 Jul 1906 Baron Armitstead, of Castlehill in the City of Dundee

note

senior partner, Armitstead & Co, London, and Geo Armitstead & Co, Dundee ; Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Dundee 1868-73 and 1880-85; Deputy Lieutenant, co. Forfar and co. Dundee

 

On the death of the 1st Baron Armitstead the Barony of Armitstead became extinct.

 

 First written 11 Jul 2006

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