Black Baronets

Black Baronets

There have been two Baronetcies created for persons with the surname Black, both in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.

The Black Baronetcy, of Louth Park in the County of Lincoln, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 2 February 1918 for the steamship owner Alec Black. The title became extinct on his death in 1942.

The Black Baronetcy, of Midgham in the County of Berkshire, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 19 June 1922 for Robert James Black. He was a Director of The Shell Transport and Trading Company and Chairman of the Mercantile Bank of India. As of 2007 the title is held by his grandson, the third Baronet, who succeeded his father in 1979.

Black Baronets, of Louth Park (1918)

*Sir Alec Black, 1st Baronet (1872-1942)

Black Baronets, of Midgham (1922)

*Sir Robert James Black, 1st Baronet (1860-1925)
*Sir Robert Andrew Stransham Black, 2nd Baronet (1902-1979)
*Sir (Robert) David Black, 3rd Baronet (b. 1929)

There is no heir to the baronetcy.

External links

* [http://www.npg.org.uk/live/search/person.asp?LinkID=mp61681 Sir Alec Black, 1st Baronet at the National Portrait Gallery]

References

*Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). "Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage" (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
* [http://www.angeltowns.com/town/peerage/ Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page]
* [http://www.thepeerage.com/ www.thepeerage.com]


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