Frederic John Napier Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford (1868 - 1933) MP

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Birthplace: 7 Eaton Square, Belgravia, Westminster, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in Ardington House, Ardington, Berkshire, England
Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Frederic John Napier Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford

"Frederic John Napier Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, GBE, PC (12 August 1868 – 1 April 1933) was a British statesman who served as Governor of Queensland (1905–1909), Governor of New South Wales from 1909 to 1913, and Viceroy of India from 1916 to 1921, where he was responsible for the creation of the Montagu-Chelmsford reforms. After serving a short time as First Lord of the Admiralty in the government of Ramsay MacDonald, he was appointed the Agent-General for New South Wales by the government of Jack Lang before his retirement."

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Links:

http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/chelmsford-third-baron-5573

http://cricketarchive.com/Middlesex/Players/33/33252/33252.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederic_Thesiger,_1st_Viscount_Chelmsford

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I48716&tree=Nixon

http://thepeerage.com/p2864.htm#i28632

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Citations:

[S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 168. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 159. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, pages 760-761.volume 3, page 4211. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

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Frederic Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford's Timeline

1868
August 12, 1868
7 Eaton Square, Belgravia, Westminster, Middlesex, England
1894
July 27, 1894
Age 25
St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England
1903
1903
Age 34
1933
April 1, 1933
Age 64
Ardington House, Ardington, Berkshire, England