1st Baron. British businessman. He was the son of James Blyth. He served as a Director of the wine merchantile firm of W. and A. Gilbey and was a recognised authority on wine culture and wine commerce. He was also deeply interested in agriculture and farming. He was also a Justice of the Peace for Hertfordshire and Essex and served as Vice-President of the Royal Society of Arts. He was created a Baronet, of Chelmsford in the County of Essex, in 1895, and in 1907 he was raised to the peerage as Baron Blyth, of Blythwood and of Stanstead Mountfichet in the County of Essex. Lord Blyth married Eliza, daughter of William Mooney, in 1865. They had three sons and four daughters. Eliza died in 1894.