, of Allendale and Hexham in the County of Northumberland, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom
. It was created on 5 July 1911
for the Liberal
politician and former Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard Wentworth Beaumont, 2nd Baron Allendale
. The title of Baron Allendale
, of Allendale and Hexham in the County of Northumberland, had been created in the Peerage of the United Kingdom
on 20 July 1906
for his father, the Yorkshire
mining magnate and Liberal Member of Parliament Wentworth Beaumont
. The first Viscount's son, the second Viscount, notably served as Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland
between 1949 and 1956. As of 2006 the titles are held by the latter's grandson, the fourth Viscount, who succeeded his father in 2002.
Another member of the Beaumont family is Timothy Beaumont, Baron Beaumont of Whitley. He is the grandson of Hon. Hubert George Beaumont, third son of the first Baron Allendale.
The family seats are Bywell Hall, in Bywell and Stocksfield Hall, in Stocksfield, both in Northumberland.
Barons Allendale (1906)
Viscounts Allendale (1911)
The Heir Apparent is the present holder's son Hon. Wentworth Ambrose Ismay Beaumont (b. 11 June 1979)