Lowther (Viscountcy)

A peerage of the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Letters patent issued on Thu 26th Oct 1797

To James Lowther as New hereditary peerage: not a promotion.

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages which may be inherited by a male indirect descendant of the first holder, for example: a brother or a male cousin.

Note: SR to hm of Sir William Lowther, Bart.


Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Lowther James Thu 26th Oct 1797 Mon 24th May 1802
2nd Lowther William Mon 24th May 1802 Tue 19th Mar 1844
3rd Lowther William Tue 19th Mar 1844 Mon 4th Mar 1872
4th Lowther Henry Mon 4th Mar 1872 Tue 15th Aug 1876
5th Lowther St George Henry Tue 15th Aug 1876 Wed 8th Feb 1882
6th Lowther Hugh Cecil Wed 8th Feb 1882 Thu 13th Apr 1944
7th Lowther Lancelot Edward Thu 13th Apr 1944 Wed 11th Mar 1953
8th Lowther James Hugh William Wed 11th Mar 1953 Tue 23rd May 2006
9th Lowther Hugh Clayton Tue 23rd May 2006 Tue 22nd Jun 2021

External identifiers

Wikidata: Q113512979