Sir Pyers Charles Mostyn, 10th Baronet

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Sir Pyers Charles Mostyn, 10th Baronet (1895 – 16 January 1917) was an English baronet.

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Baronet A hereditary title awarded by the British Crown

A baronet or the rare female equivalent, a baronetess, is the holder of a baronetcy, a hereditary title awarded by the British Crown. The practice of awarding baronetcies was originally introduced in England in the 14th century and was used by James I of England in 1611 as a means of raising funds.

He was born in 1895, the fourth child and eldest son of Sir Pyers William Mostyn, 9th Baronet. On his own death the title passed to his cousin, Sir Pyers George Joseph Mostyn, 11th Baronet. His death at a young age forced the sale of the family estate of Talacre.

Talacre village in United Kingdom

Talacre is a village in Flintshire on the north coast of Wales in the community of Llanasa, the village itself having a population of 347 as of the 2011 census. It is a very anglicised village with only 98 residents born in Wales as of the 2011 census.

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Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Pyers Mostyn
Baronet
(of Talacre)
1912–1917
Succeeded by
Pyers Mostyn