Baron Leighton

:"For Baron Leighton of St. Mellons, see Baron Leighton of St Mellons"

Baron Leighton, of Stretton in the County of Salop, was a peerage title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom created on 24 January 1896 for painter Sir Frederic Leighton, Bt.. He died the following day and the peerage became extinct. Baron Leighton is the shortest-lived peerage title in British history. Sir Frederic Leighton had been created a baronet on 11 February 1886.

Baronets Leighton (1886)

*Sir Frederic Leighton, 1st Baronet (1830-1896) (created 1st Baron Leighton in 1896)

Barons Leighton (1896)

*Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton (1830-1896)

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