Baron Meston

Baron Meston, of Agra in the Indian Empire and Dunnottar in the County of Kincardine, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.[1] It was created on 29 December 1919 for the Indian civil servant and former Lieutenant-Governor of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, Sir James Meston. As of 2010 the title is held by his grandson, the third Baron, who succeeded his father in 1984. He is a barrister and judge.

Barons Meston (1919)Edit

The heir apparent is the present holder's son the Hon. Thomas James Dougall Meston (b. 1977)

ArmsEdit

Coat of arms of Baron Meston
Crest
An angel Proper habited Argent holding in the dexter hand an Eastern crown as in the arms.
Escutcheon
Argent a palm tree eradicated Proper on a chief Azure an Eastern crown between two thistles slipped and leaved Or.
Supporters
Dexter a demoiselle crane Proper sinister a stag also Proper charged on the shoulder with a saltire Argent.
Motto
In Deo Fides (In God Is My Trust)[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "No. 31669". The London Gazette. 2 December 1919. p. 14920.
  2. ^ Debrett's Peerage. 2019. p. 3623.