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William Watson-Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong (1863-1941)

Baron Armstrong

William Watson-Armstrong (1863-1941), 1st Baron Armstrong of Bamburgh and Cragside in the County of Northumberland was elected President of the Natural History Society of Northumberland, Durham and Newcastle upon Tyne from 1901-1908. He remained a Patron of the Society until his death.

Armstrong was the great-nephew of the famous North East industrialist Sir William George Armstrong (1810-1900).