Ambrose Greenway, 4th Baron Greenway

Ambrose Charles Drexel Greenway, 4th Baron Greenway (born 21 May 1941) is a British marine photographer and shipping consultant. He is one of the ninety hereditary peers elected to remain in the House of Lords after the passing of the House of Lords Act 1999, sitting as a crossbencher.

The Lord Greenway
Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
Assumed office
8 October 1975
Hereditary Peerage
Preceded byThe 3rd Baron Greenway
Personal details
Ambrose Charles Drexel Greenway

(1941-05-21) 21 May 1941 (age 79)
Rosalynne Peta Fradgley
(m. 1985)
Alma materWinchester College
Occupationmarine photographer, shipping consultant

The son of the 3rd Baron Greenway, he was educated at Winchester College. In 1975, Greenway succeeded to his father's titles and in 1987, he was a younger brother of Trinity House. From 1994 to 2000, he was chairman of The Marine Society and from 1995 to 2004 Vice-President of the Sail Training Association. Since 2003, he has been also chairman of The World Ship Trust.

In 2008, he was Commodore of the House of Lords Yacht Club.[1]

Since 1985, he has been married to Rosalynne Peta Fradgley.

Coat of arms of Ambrose Greenway, 4th Baron Greenway
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A griffin’s head Or erased Gules holding in the beak an anchor Sable.
Per pale Ermine and Ermines on a chief Azure a crescent between two covered cups Or.
On either side a griffin Sable beak and claws Or holding in the beak an anchor and charged on the shoulder with a covered cup Gold.
Labore Et Honore (Industry And Honour) [2]


  • Soviet Merchant Ships (1976)
  • Comecon Merchant Ships (1978)
  • A Century of Cross-Channel Passenger Ferries (1981)
  • A Century of North Sea Passenger Steamers (1986)
  • Cargo Liners: An Illustrated History (2009)


  1. ^ Draft Marine Bill: Report and formal minutes (Great Britain Parliament: House of Lords, 2008), p. 138
  2. ^ Debrett's Peerage. 1973.
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Charles Greenway
Baron Greenway
Heir presumptive:
Nicholas Greenway
Parliament of the United Kingdom
New office
Elected hereditary peer to the House of Lords
under of the House of Lords Act 1999