, of Stapleford in the County of Leicester, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom
. It was created in 1944 for the brewer and Conservative
politician John Gretton
. He was head of the brewery firm of Bass, Ratcliff & Gretton Ltd of Burton upon Trent
and also represented Derbyshire South
in Parliament. His son, the second Baron, also represented Burton in the House of Commons
as a Conservative. As of 2007 the title is held by the latter's grandson, the fourth Baron, who succeeded his father in 1989. His mother, Jennifer Gretton, Lady Gretton
, has been Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire
The family seat is Stapleford Park, Leicestershire.
Barons Gretton (1944)
There is no heir to the barony.
- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page