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Baron Ashton of Hyde

Barony of Ashton of Hyde
Arms of Baron Ashton of Hyde
Creation date 28 June 1911
Monarch King George V
Peerage Peerage of the United Kingdom
First holder Thomas Gair Ashton
Present holder Thomas Ashton, 4th Baron
Heir apparent Hon. Thomas Henry Ashton
Remainder to the 1st Baron's heirs male of the body lawfully begotten.

Baron Ashton of Hyde, of Hyde in the County of Chester, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 28 June 1911 for the industrialist and Liberal politician Thomas Ashton. He had earlier represented Hyde and Luton in the House of Commons. Since 2008 the title has been held by his great-grandson, the fourth Baron.

Coat of arms

The heraldic blazon for the coat of arms of the barony is: Sable, on a pile between two crescents in base argent a mullet pierced of the first. This can be translated as: a black shield with a white triangle pointing downwards from the top. A pierced black star on top of the triangle and two white crescents below it.

Barons Ashton of Hyde (1911)


  • Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (2003 edition). London: Pan Macmillan, 2003.
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