of Balfour (Earldom)

of Balfour (Earldom)

A peerage of the United Kingdom.

Letters patent issued on Fri 5th May 1922

To Arthur James Balfour as Hereditary peerage.

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 named brother and hm, then 2 named nephews and hm


Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Balfour Arthur James Fri 5th May 1922 Wed 19th Mar 1930
2nd Balfour Gerald William Wed 19th Mar 1930 Sun 14th Jan 1945
3rd Balfour Robert Arthur Lytton Sun 14th Jan 1945 Thu 28th Nov 1968
4th Balfour Gerald Arthur James Thu 28th Nov 1968 Fri 27th Jun 2003
5th Balfour Roderick Francis Arthur Fri 27th Jun 2003 -

External identifiers

Wikidata: Q1277216