Baron Garvagh

A 1922 portrait of the 4th Baron, Leopold Canning, by John St Helier Lander

Baron Garvagh, of Garvagh in the County of Londonderry, is a title in the Peerage of Ireland. It was created in 1818 for George Canning. He had previously represented Sligo and Petersfield in Parliament and also served as Lord Lieutenant of County Londonderry. Canning was the first cousin of both Prime Minister George Canning and the diplomat Stratford Canning, 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe. As of 2014 title is held by his great-great-great-grandson, the sixth Baron, who succeeded his father in 2013.

The family seat was Garvagh House, near Garvagh, County Londonderry.

Barons Garvagh (1818)

The heir apparent is the present holder's son Hon. Stratford George Edward de Redcliffe Canning (born 1990).

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