There have been two baronetcies created for familied called Stapleton:
The Stapleton baronetcy, of Carlton, Yorkshire, was created on 20 March 1661/2 for Miles Stapleton (1626-1707), the son of Gilbert Stapleton of Carlton. He was heir in his issue to the ancient title Baron Beaumont, in abeyance from the death of William Beaumont, 2nd Viscount Beaumont, 7th Baron Beaumont (bef. 1441–1507). Carlton had been a possession of the Stapletons since about 1300. The 1st Baronet was descended from Sir Bryan Stapleton (c.1322-1394), KG, of Carlton, Warden of Calais. He married twice but died without issue, when the baronetcy became extinct. His heir was his nephew Nicholas Errington (d.1716) of Pont-Eland, Northumberland, who adopted the surname and arms of Stapleton. In the Victorian era his descendants rebuilt their house as Carlton Towers which in 1971 was inherited by the 17th Duke of Norfolk from his mother Mona Stapleton, 11th Baroness Beaumont.
The Stapleton Baronetcy, of The Leeward Islands, is a dormant title in the Baronetage of England. It was created on 20 December 1679 for William Stapleton, who followed Charles II into exile in France, and after the Restoration was appointed deputy-governor of Montserrat and captain-general of the Leeward Islands. The earlier background was well put by John Brooke, who wrote: The Stapletons, of Irish extraction, emigrated to the West Indies temp. Charles II, and settled in Oxfordshire in the early 18th century. The fourth Baronet sat as Member of Parliament for Oxfordshire. The fifth Baronet represented Oxford in the House of Commons. In 1788 the abeyance of the ancient barony le Despencer was terminated in favour of the sixth Baronet, who became the twelfth Baron le Despencer. On his death the barony passed to his granddaughter Frances Elizabeth (the daughter of his eldest son the Hon. Thomas Stapleton), wife of Evelyn Boscawen, 6th Viscount Falmouth (see Baron le Despencer for further history of this title). The baronetcy was inherited by the late Baronet's youngest son Francis Joseph, the seventh Baronet. The 1679 creation became extinct upon the death of Sir Henry Alfred Stapleton, 10th Baronet, in 1995.
James Paul, the son of William Paul the bishop of Oxford (1663–5), a Fishmonger and Linen Draper, of St. Michael Cornhill,London and Bray in Berkshire, bought Greys Court in 1688. By his second wife Martha, fourth daughter of Sir Thomas Duppa, usher of the black rod from 1683–1694, he had a son William, whose daughter Catherine married Sir William Stapleton, 4th Bt., to whom it passed in 1711 on her father's death. It then remained with the Stapletons until 1937.
Viscount Falmouth is a title that has been created twice, first in the Peerage of England, and then in the Peerage of Great Britain. The first creation came in the Peerage of England in 1674 for George FitzRoy, illegitimate son of King Charles II by Barbara Villiers. He was created Earl of Northumberland at the same time and in 1683 he was made Duke of Northumberland. However, he left no heirs, so the titles became extinct at his death in 1716.
Baron le Despencer is a title that has been created several times by writ in the Peerage of England.
Viscount Combermere, of Bhurtpore in the East Indies and of Combermere in the County Palatine of Chester, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1827 for the prominent military commander Stapleton Stapleton-Cotton, 1st Baron Combermere. He had already been created Baron Combermere, of Combermere in the County Palatine of Chester, in 1814, also in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. He had previously inherited the baronetcy, of Combermere in the County Palatine of Chester, that was created in the Baronetage of England on 29 March 1677 for his great-great-grandfather Robert Cotton.
Baron Beaumont is an ancient title in the Peerage of England, created in 1309 for a younger branch of the French counts of de Brienne family. The sixth Baron Beaumont was created Viscount Beaumont in 1432; after the death of his son the 2nd Viscount both titles fell into abeyance.
Carlton Towers in the parish of Carlton, 5 miles (8 km) south-east of Selby, North Yorkshire, England, is a very large Grade I listed country house, in the Victorian Gothic-revival style, and is surrounded by a 250-acre park.
There have been two baronetcies created for members of the Dashwood family, one in the Baronetage of England and one in the Baronetage of Great Britain. Both creations are extant as of 2008.
The Egerton, laterGrey Egerton, later stillEgerton baronetcy, of Egerton and Oulton in the county of Chester, is a title in the Baronetage of England held by the senior patrilineal branch of the Egerton family.
There have been six baronetcies created for persons with the surname Brooke, one in the Baronetage of England, one in the Baronetage of Ireland and four in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. As of 2015 four of the creations are extant, though one has been subsumed into a peerage.
Hugh Boscawen, 1st Viscount Falmouth was a Cornish Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons for Cornish constituencies from 1702 until 1720 when he was raised to the peerage.
There have been two baronetcies created for persons with the surname Boothby, both in the Baronetage of England. One creation is extant as of 2008.
There have been four baronetcies created for members of the ancient House of Beaumont, all in the Baronetage of England. All four creations are extinct or dormant.
There have been two baronetcies created for persons with the surname Yelverton, both in the Baronetage of England.
Lady Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (1851–1921) was the daughter of William Wentworth-FitzWilliam, 6th Earl FitzWilliam and of Lady Frances Harriet Douglas. On May 23, 1872 she married Hugh Le Despencer Boscawen (1849–1908), son of Evelyn Boscawen, 6th Viscount Falmouth (1819–1889).
Sir Francis Blundell, 3rd Baronet was an Irish baronet and politician.
Vere Fane, 4th Earl of Westmorland, styled The Honourable Vere Fane from 1644 to 1661 and Sir Vere Fane from 1661 to 1691, was a British peer and Member of Parliament for Peterborough and twice for Kent.
Sir Charles Cope, 2nd Baronet was a British aristocrat.
George Hugh Boscawen, 9th Viscount Falmouth, DL is a Cornish peer and landowner. His subsidiary titles include Baron Le Despencer and Baron Boscawen-Rose. A former officer in the Coldstream Guards, he was Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall from 1977 to 1994.
The Very Reverend Sir George Bisshopp, 9th Baronet was Dean of the Chapel Royal, Dublin; First Chaplain to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland; and Dean of Lismore between 1831-1834.
Sir Henry Harpur, 5th Baronet was an English baronet and politician.
Evelyn Boscawen, 6th Viscount Falmouth, was a breeder of race horses and the winner of many classic races.