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Armitstead, Baron (UK, 1906 - 1915)
Creation: let.pat. 19 Jul 1906
Extinct: 7 Dec 1915
Family name: Armitstead
Or a Chevron embattled Sable between three Pheons Gules a Bordure Sable
A Sinister and a Dexter Arm embowed in Armour each hand grasping a Spear erect proper
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
George [Armitstead], 1st Baron Armitstead
2nd son of George Armitstead, of Riga, Russia, by his wife Emma Jacobs
28 Feb 1824
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
s.p. 7 Dec 1915
19 Jul 1906 Baron Armitstead, of Castlehill in the City of Dundee
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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