- Burbidge Baronets
The Burbidge Baronetcy, of Littleton in the County of Middlesex, is a title in the
Baronetage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 25 January 1916for Richard Burbidge. He was Managing Director of Harrodsbetween 1890 and 1917. He was succeeded by his eldest son, the second Baronet. He was Chairman of Harrods. His son, the third Baronet, was Chairman and Managing Director of Harrods. His son, the fourth Baronet, had no biological children and on his early death in 1974 he was succeeded by his first cousin once removed, the fifth Baronet. He was the son of Herbert Edward Burbidge, second son of the first Baronet. As of 2007 the title is held by his son, the sixth Baronet, who succeeded in 2001.
Burbidge Baronets, of Littleton (1916)
Sir Richard Burbidge, 1st Baronet(1847-1917)
*Sir (Richard) Woodman Burbidge, 2nd Baronet (1872-1945)
*Sir Richard Grant Woodman Burbidge, 3rd Baronet (1897-1966)
*Sir John Richard Woodman Burbidge, 4th Baronet (1930-1974)
*Sir (Herbert) Dudley Burbridge, 5th Baronet (1904-2001)
*Sir Peter Dudley Burbidge, 6th Baronet (b. 1942)
* [http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/Sir_Richard_Burbidge Encyclopaedia Britannica 1911 edition: Article on Sir Richard Burbidge, 1st Baronet]
* [http://www.angeltowns.com/town/peerage/ Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page]
* [http://www.thepeerage.com/ www.thepeerage.com]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.