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Lord Albert Regaby, 1st Viscount and 6th Baron Harwick, was the first Chairman of the North Western Railway, serving between 1914 and 1934.

Bio

Lord Albert was born in 1864, the son of the 5th Baron, Lord Frederick Regaby. He ascended to the Barony and the family's Cronk Abbey Estate in 1886.

In 1908 he was made a director of the Sodor and Mainland Railway. In 1914 he was made chairman of the newly formed North Western Railway. He spent much of the next 20 promoting the Railway and ensuring it's success. He stepped down as chairman in 1934. He was elevated to Viscount Harwick in that years New Year's Honours for his service to Sodor's railways.

He died in 1947. His son Lord Colonel Henry Regaby M.C. D.S.O. inherited the Viscountcy.

Trivia

  • He is a descendent of Sir Peter de Rigby, a knight of King Henry IV who secured the Island of Sodor's loyalty to the Crown.

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