, of Crathorne
in the North Riding of the County of York, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom
. It was created in 1959 for the Conservative
politician and former Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries
, Thomas Dugdale
. He had already been created a Baronet
, of Crathorne in the North Riding of the County of York, in 1945. As of 2007 the titles are held by his son, the second Baron, who succeeded in 1977. Lord Crathorne is one of the ninety elected hereditary peers
that remain in the House of Lords
after the passing of the House of Lords Act 1999
, and sits as a Conservative.
Barons Crathorne (1959)
- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page