Baron Avebury

John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury.

Baron Avebury, of Avebury in the County of Wiltshire, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created 22 January 1900 for the banker, politician and archaeologist Sir John Lubbock, 4th Baronet. He was succeeded by his eldest son, the second Baron. On his death the titles passed to his nephew, the third Baron. He was the son of Harold Fox Pitt Lubbock, fourth son of the first Baron, who died in 1971. The title then passed to the third Baron's first cousin, the fourth Baron, the son of Maurice Fox Pitt Lubbock, sixth son of the first Baron. The fourth baron was a Liberal Democrat politician and one of the ninety excepted hereditary peers who remained in the House of Lords after the passing of the House of Lords Act 1999. He was succeeded by his son, the fifth Baron, in 2016.

The Lubbock baronetcy, of Lamas, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 9 April 1806 for John Lubbock, with remainder to his nephew John William, the son of William Lubbock. Lubbock was a successful merchant and banker in London. He was succeeded according to the special remainder by his nephew William, the second Baronet. He was also a banker. His grandson, the aforementioned fourth Baronet, was elevated to the peerage as Baron Avebury in 1900.

Lubbock baronets, of Lamas (1806)

Escutcheon of the Lubbock baronets of Lamas, and barons Avebury

Baron Avebury (1900)

The heir apparent is his only son, the Hon. Alexander Lyulph Robert Lubbock (b. 1985).

Male-line family tree

Male-line family tree, Lubbock baronets and Barons Avebury
Rev.
William Lubbock
1701–1754
Sir John Lubbock
1st Baronet

1744–1816
William Lubbock
1746–?
Sir John Lubbock
2nd Baronet

1773–1840
Sir John Lubbock
3rd Baronet

1803–1865
Baron Avebury
John Lubbock
1st Baron Avebury

1834–1913
John Lubbock
2nd Baron Avebury

1858–1929
Hon.
Norman Lubbock
1861–1926
Hon.
Rolfe Lubbock
1865–1909
Hon.
Harold Lubbock
1888–1918
Capt. Hon.
Eric Lubbock
1893–1917
Hon.
Maurice Lubbock
1900–1957
John Lubbock
3rd Baron Avebury

1915–1971
Eric Lubbock
4th Baron Avebury

1928–2016
Lyulph Lubbock
5th Baron Avebury

born 1954
Hon.
Alexander Lubbock
born 1985
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Lubbock baronets
of Lamas
9 April 1806
Succeeded by

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