Sir Cuthbert Ackroyd, 1st Baronet

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Sir Cuthbert Lowell Ackroyd, 1st Baronet DL, JP (4 September 1892 – 11 April 1973) was a Lord Mayor of London. The son of Benjamin Bately Ackroyd and Emily Armitage, he was created 1st Baronet Ackroyd, of Dewsbury on 8 May 1956. On his death in 1973 he was succeeded in the baronetage by his eldest son. He attended school in Dewsbury, and the University of London. He gained the rank of Captain in the Royal Artillery. In 1945 he was an Alderman and Justice of the Peace for the City of London. 1955-1956 he was Lord Mayor of London. He was Deputy Lieutenant of Kent, 1962, and High Sheriff of Kent, 1964-1965. He married Joyce Wallce Whyte, daughter of Robert Whyte, on 14 June 1927, and had two children:  ( Wikipedia article )


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