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Bayford, Baron (UK, 1929 - 1940)


Creation: let.pat. 18 Jun 1929


Extinct: 24 Feb 1940


Family name: Sanders




Per pale Argent and Sable three Elephants' Heads counterchanged Tusks and a Bordure Or


An Elephant's head erased Sable tusked and charged on the neck with an Escarbuncle Or


Dexter: A Hind;  Sinister: A Stag, both proper and each gorged with a Collar pendent therefrom a Portcullis Or


 Suum cuique



Robert Arthur [Sanders], 1st Baron Bayford, PC

1st son and heir of Arthur Sanders, of Fernhill, Isle of Wight, by his wife Isabella Synge, 4th dau. of John Synge, of Glenmore Castle, co. Wicklow


20 Jun 1867


3 Aug 1893 Lucy Sophia Halliday, dau. of William Halliday Halliday, of Glenthorne, Lynton, co. Devon, by his wife Maria Farquhar, 4th dau. of Sir Thomas Harvie Farquhar, 2nd Bt.


1. 2nd Lt Arthur Thomas Sanders (b. 21 Dec 1900; dvp. 22 Nov 1920)

1. Hon Vera Elizabeth Sanders CBE (b. 18 Dec 1902), mar. 6 Dec 1933 Col Hon Theobald Patrick Probyn Butler DSO (b. 3 Jul; 1884; dsp. 18 Oct 1870), 4th son of Robert St John FitzWalter [Butler], 16th Baron Dunboyne, by his wife Caroline Maude Blanche Probyn, dau. of Capt George Probyn

2. Hon Dorothy Sanders (b. 27 Aug 1907; d. 1969), mar. 20 Apr 1932 H F L Hartman, and had issue


s.p.m.s. 24 Feb 1940


28 Jan 1920 a Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Bayford, Somerset"

18 Jun 1929 Baron Bayford, of Stoke Trister in the County of Somerset


barrister, Inner Temple 1891; Master of the Devon and Somerset Staghounds 1895-1907; Member of Parliament (Unionist) for Bridgwater 1910-23 and for Wells 1924-29; Lt Col, Royal North Devon Yeomanry 1911 ; served in the First World War in Gallipoli, Egypt and Palestine; Treasurer of the Household 1918-19; Junior Lord of the Treasury 1919-21 ; Under-Secretary of State for War and Vice-President of the Army Council 1921-22; Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries 1922-24; Privy Councillor 1922; Hon Col, 96th (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Field Brigade, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army) 1928-37; Chairman, Somerset County Council


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


 First written 18 Jul 2006



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