James Cropper (businessman)

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Sir James Anthony Cropper KCVO (born 22 December 1938[1]) is the former Lord-Lieutenant of Cumbria and Honorary President of James Cropper plc, speciality paper makers, of Burneside, a business founded by his great-great grandfather James Cropper in 1845.

James Cropper paper mill in Burneside

He was educated at Eton College and Magdalene College, Cambridge (BA, 1962).[2]

He served as High Sheriff of Westmorland for 1971. [3]

He was appointed Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO) in the 2011 New Years Honours List.[4]


  1. ^ "Directors". www.cropper.com. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
  2. ^ ‘CROPPER, Sir James (Anthony)’, Who's Who 2017, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2017
  3. ^ "No. 45321". The London Gazette. 12 March 1971. p. 2158.
  4. ^ "No. 59647". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 2010. p. 3.