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Inverforth, Baron (UK, 1919)


Creation: let. pat. 5 Feb 1919


Family name: Weir




On a Fess Azure between in chief an Escutcheon per bend Azure and Gules charged with a Bend Sinister Gules and Azure a Bend Argent and in base an Ancient Galley flags flying to the dexter Gules three Mullets of the first


A Dexter and Sinister Hand couped at the wrists proper supporting an Ancient Galley as in the Arms


On either side a Sailor of the Mercantile Marine


Per Labore Ad Honorem (Through labour to honour)



Andrew [Weir], 1st Baron Inverforth, PC

son of .....


24 Apr 1865


1 Aug 1889 Anne Dowie (d. 12 Jun 1941), 2nd dau. of Thomas Kay Dowie


1. Hon Andrew Alexander Morton Weir, later 2nd Baron Inverforth

1. Hon Annie Forrestdale Dowie Weir (b. 19 Jan 1891; dsp. 9 Jan 1967), mar. 11 Oct 1949 Cdr Ronald Langton-Jones DSO FRAS FRGA RN

2. Hon Janet Laing Weir (b. 28 Apr 1892; d. 31 May 1962)

3. Hon Isabella May Weir (b. 17 Apr 1893; dsp. 10 Nov 1929), mar. 21 Jan 1925 William James McAlister, of Millfield, Isle of Arran, and Mayfair, London (dsp. 1 Dec 1937), 2nd son of Donald McAlister, of Millfield, Isle of Arran

4. Hon Andrina Forrestdale Weir (b. 14 Aug 1894; d. 27 Apr 1967), mar. 25 Apr 1922 Godfrey Holdsworth MC (d. 22 Apr 1934), son of Sir Charles Holdsworth, and had issue

5. Hon Alexandra Cora Wilmer Weir (b. 2 Mar 1902; d. 9 Dec 1971), mar. 16 Jul 1930 Archibald Robert Cecil Fleming (d. 5 Aug 1969), 1st son of Rev Dr Archibald Fleming, and had issue


7 Sep 1955


5 Feb 1919 Baron Inverforth, of Southgate in the County of Middlesex

suc. by



Member of Army Council 1917-19;  Privy Councillor 1919; Minister of Munitions 1919-21; President, Andrew Weir Shipping and Trading


Andrew Alexander Morton [Weir], 2nd Baron Inverforth


12 Sep 1897


26 Jun 1929 Iris Beryl Vincent (d. 6 Jun 1996), dau. of Charles Vincent


1. Hon (Andrew Charles) Roy Weir, later 3rd Baron Inverforth

2. Hon (John) Vincent Weir, of 85 Whitehall Court, London SW1, Chairman Andrew Weir Group (b. 8 Feb 1935; d. 15 Feb 2014)


17 Nov 1975

suc. by



(Andrew Charles) Roy [Weir], 3rd Baron Inverforth


6 Jun 1932


26 Jan 1966 Jill Elizabeth Thornycroft, dau. of John Ward Thornycroft CBE, of Bembridge, Isle of Wight


1. Hon Andrew Peter Weir, later 4th Baron Inverforth

1. Hon Clarinda Jane Weir (b. 22 May 1968), mar. 1994 Jonathan S A Kane, son of Douglas Kane


6 Jun 1982

suc. by



Andrew Peter [Weir], 4th Baron Inverforth


16 Nov 1966


1992 Rachel Sian Shapland Davies

only child

1. Hon ..... Weir (b. 19...)


There is no heir to the Barony of Inverforth.


 Last updated 29 Jun 2014




4th Baron Inverforth, of Southgate in the County of Middlesex

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 5 Feb 1919)



27 Morgan Street, London E3 5AA



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