Amherst (Barony)

A peerage of the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Letters patent issued on Sat 6th Sep 1788

To Jeffrey Amherst 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 nephew William Pitt Amherst and hm


Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Amherst Jeffrey Sat 6th Sep 1788 Thu 3rd Aug 1797
2nd Amherst William Pitt Thu 3rd Aug 1797 Fri 13th Mar 1857
3rd Amherst William Pitt Fri 13th Mar 1857 Sat 17th Apr 1880
4th Amherst William Archer Sat 17th Apr 1880 Sun 14th Aug 1910
5th Amherst Hugh Sun 14th Aug 1910 Mon 7th Mar 1927
6th Amherst Jeffery John Archer Mon 7th Mar 1927 Thu 4th Mar 1993

Peerage extinct on Thu 4th Mar 1993 with the 6th holder .

External identifiers

Wikidata: Q113533369