Thom's Irish Who's Who/Crofton, Baron


CROFTON, Baron (Irld., 1797), and a Baronet (1768), Arthur Edward Lowther Crofton, 4th Baron; Lieut.-Col. Comdg. Reserve Batt., Roy. Fus., formerly Comd. 13th (Service) Batt. Northumberland Fus.; mentioned in despatches, 1916; served in European War, 1916; elected a Representative Peer for Ireland (1916); is a J.P., D.L. for Co. Roscommon; son of the Hon. Charles St. George Crofton (d. 1895), who was 2nd son of 2nd Baron), and Theresa (d. 1867), dau. of Daniel Tighe; b. 7th Aug.. 1866; s. his uncle, 22nd Sept., 1912; m. 1893, Jessie, dau. of J. Hewltson, and widow of Neville Paddon, Esq.; issue two sons and a dau. Res.: Mote Park, Ballymurry, Roscommon. Naval and Military Club, London.