Viscount Weir

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Viscount Weir, of Eastwood in the County of Renfrew, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1938 for the Scottish businessman, public servant, politician and former Secretary of State for Air William Douglas Weir. He had already been created Baron Weir, of Eastwood in the County of Renfrew, in 1918. As of 2006 the titles are held by his grandson, the third Viscount, who succeeded his father in 1975.

Viscounts Weir 1938

The Heir Apparent is the present holder's Hon. James William Hartland Weir (b. 1965)


  • Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
  • Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page