Baron Rathcreedan

Baron Rathcreedan, of Bellehatch Park in the County of Oxford, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.[1] It was created 27 January 1916 for the Liberal politician Cecil Norton. He had previously represented Newington West in the House of Commons and served as a Junior Lord of the Treasury from 1905 to 1910 and as Assistant Postmaster-General between 1910 and 1916. Since 1990, the title is held by his grandson, the third Baron.[2]

Barons Rathcreedan (1916)Edit

The heir presumptive is the present holder's brother the Hon. Adam Gregory Norton (b. 1952). There are no other heirs to the title.


  1. ^ "No. 29454". The London Gazette. 28 January 1916. p. 1126.
  2. ^ Mosley, Charles, ed. (2003). Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knighthood (107 ed.). Burke's Peerage & Gentry. pp. 3278–3279. ISBN 0-9711966-2-1.