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Croft, Baron (UK, 1940)
Creation: let. pat. 28 May 1940
Family name: Croft
Quarterly per fess indented Azure and Argent in the first quarter a Lion passant guardant Or
1st: a Lion passant guardant Argent; 2nd: a Wyvern Sable vulned in the side Gules
Dexter: a Lion rampant quarterly per fess indented Azure and Argent; Sinister: a Wyvern Sable vulned in the side Gules
Esse Quam Videri (To be rather than to seem)
Henry Page [Croft], 1st Baron Croft, CMG PC
2nd son of Richard Benyon Croft RN, of Fanhams Hall, Ware, co. Hertford, by his wife Anne Elizabeth Page, dau. and hrss. of Henry Page, of Ware, co. Hertford
22 Jun 1881
10 Jul 1907 Hon Nancy Beatrice Borwick (d. 24 Jan 1949), 7th dau. of Robert Hudson [Borwick], 1st Baron Borwick, by his wife Caroline Smith Johnston, 6th dau. of Rev Richard Daniel Johnston, of Kurnool, Madras, India
7 Dec 1947
28 Feb 1924 a Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Knole"
28 May 1940 Baron Croft, of Bournemouth in the County of Southampton
Michael Henry Glendower Page [Croft], 2nd Baron Croft
20 Aug 1916
30 Oct 1948 Lady Antoinette Fredericka Hersey Cecilia Conyngham (d. 15 Jun 1959), only dau. of Frederick William Burton [Conyngham], 6th Marquess Conyngham, by his second wife Antoinette Winifred Custance, 1st dau. of John William Howard Thompson, of Bratton House, Wincanton, co. Somerset
11 Jan 1997
Bernard William Henry Page [Croft], 3rd Baron Croft
28 Aug 1949
1993 Mary Elizabeth Richardson, dau. of James Richardson, of co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland
There is no heir to the Barony of Croft.
Last updated 26 Oct 2003
3rd Baron Croft, of Bournemouth in the County of Southampton
(United Kingdom, let. pat. 28 May 1940)
3rd Baronet, styled "of Knole"
(United Kingdom, let. pat. 28 Feb 1924)
Croft Castle, Kingsland, Herefordshire HR6 9PW
5 Comeragh Mews, Comeragh Road, London W14 9HW
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