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

External identifiers

Wikidata: Q113533369