There have been two Baronetcies created for persons with the surname Holcroft, both in the
Baronetage of the United Kingdomand both for members of the same family.
The Holcroft Baronetcy, of The Shrubbery in the County of Stafford, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on
28 July 1905for the iron and coal master Charles Holcroft. He was also a collector of fossils and a great benefactor to the University of Birmingham. The title became extinct on his death in 1917.
The Holcroft Baronetcy, of Eaton Mascott in Berrington in the County of Shropshire, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on
12 January 1921for George Holcroft. He was Chairman of Littleton Collieries and also served as High Sheriffof Staffordshirefrom 1913 to 1914. Holcroft was the nephew of the first Baronet of the 1905 creation and like his uncle was a great benefactor to the University of Birmingham. The third Baronet was High Sheriff of Shropshirefrom 1969 to 1970.
Holcroft Baronets, of The Shrubbery (1905)
Sir Charles Holcroft, 1st Baronet(1831-1917)
Holcroft Baronets, of Eaton Mascott (1921)
Sir George Harry Holcroft, 1st Baronet(1856-1951)
*Sir Reginald Culcheth Holcroft, 2nd Baronet (1899-1978)
*Sir Peter George Culcheth Holcroft, 3rd Baronet (b. 1931)
* [http://mimsy.bham.ac.uk/detail.php?type=related&kv=102375&t=people Biography of Sir Charles Holcroft, 1st Baronet]
*Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). "Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage" (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
* [http://www.angeltowns.com/town/peerage/ Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page]
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