Victor Alexander Wrottesley, 4th Baron Wrottesley

Sir Victor Alexander Wrottesley, 12th Baronet Wrottesley, 4th Baron Wrottesley (18 September 1873 – 1 September 1962) was a British peer.

Victor Alexander Wrottesley
Born(1873-09-18)18 September 1873
Wrottesley Hall, Staffordshire, England
Died1 September 1962(1962-09-01) (aged 88)
Staffordshire, England
Alma materChrist Church, Oxford
Matric. 4 June 1892
Parent(s)Arthur Wrottesley, 3rd Baron Wrottesley
Hon. Augusta Elizabeth Denison

BiographyEdit

Wrottesley was the 3rd son of Arthur Wrottesley, 3rd Baron Wrottesley and his wife the Hon. Augusta Elizabeth Denison, daughter of Albert Denison, 1st Baron Londesborough. By 1901 he was farming at New House, Ewhurst, Sussex. He had returned to the family seat, Wrottesley Hall, by 1926, where he lived until his death in 1962.

He was predeceased by his two older brothers and took his seat in the House of Lords on the death of his father in 1910.

He died in September 1962, aged 88, and was succeeded in the baronetcy and barony by his nephew Richard John Wrottesley, 5th Baron Wrottesley.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
  • The National Archives, London, England
  • Oxford men & their colleges, Joseph Foster, eBook Page 143 of 143

External linksEdit

  • "The Hon. Victor Wrottesley, youngest son of Lord Wrottesley. [Photographs, English Portraits. Volume 71.]". Royal Collection Trust. Inventory no. 2911773.
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Arthur Wrottesley
Baron Wrottesley
1910–1962
Succeeded by
Richard John Wrottesley