Henry Cubitt, 2nd Baron Ashcombe (1867 - 1947) MP

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Birthplace: 17 Princes Cate, Middlesex
Death: Died in Dorking Surrey
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About Henry Cubitt, 2nd Baron Ashcombe

Henry Cubitt, 2nd Baron Ashcombe CB, TD

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Henry Cubitt, 2nd Baron Ashcombe CB, TD (14 March 1867 – 27 October 1947) was a United Kingdom politician and peer, the son of George Cubitt, 1st Baron Ashcombe and his wife Laura Joyce.

Education and career

Cubitt was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge.[1] He was Conservative Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Reigate between 1892 and 1906. He later served as Lord Lieutenant of Surrey from 1905 to 1939, and succeeded to the peerage upon the death of his father in 1917.


He married Maud Marianne Calvert, daughter of Colonel Archibald Motteux Calvert and Constance Maria Georgiana Peters, on 21 August 1890. They had six sons, three of whom were killed in the Great War:

  1. Henry Archibald Cubitt (born 3 January 1892, died 15 Sep 1916)

  1. Alick George Cubitt (born 16 January 1894, died 24 November 1917)

  1. Hon. William Hugh Cubitt (born 30 May 1896, died 24 March 1918)

  1. Roland Calvert Cubitt, 3rd Baron Ashcombe (born 26 Jan 1899, died 28 October 1962) married Sonia, daughter of Hon. George Keppel and Alice Keppel

  1. Archibald Edward Cubitt (born 16 January 1901, died 13 Feb 1972) - married first Lady Irene Helen Pratt, and later Sibell Margaret Norman

  1. Charles Guy Cubitt (born 13 February 1903, died 1979) - married Rosamund Mary Edith Cholmeley

Death and burial

He died on 27 October 1947 and is buried in the churchyard of St Barnabas Church, Ranmore Common, Surrey.


^ Venn, J.; Venn, J. A., eds. (1922–1958). "Cubitt, Henry". Alumni Cantabrigienses (10 vols) (online ed.). Cambridge University Press. Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed] Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs [self-published source][better source needed]

External links

Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Henry Cubitt Parliament of the United Kingdom

Preceded by

James Lawrence Member of Parliament for Reigate 1892–1906

Succeeded by

Harry Cunningham Brodie Honorary titles

Preceded by

The Viscount Midleton Lord Lieutenant of Surrey 1905–1939

Succeeded by

Sir John Malcolm Fraser, Bt Peerage of the United Kingdom

Preceded by

George Cubitt Baron Ashcombe 1917–1947

Succeeded by

Roland Cubitt

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Henry Cubitt, 2nd Baron Ashcombe's Timeline

March 14, 1867
17 Princes Cate, Middlesex
August 21, 1890
Age 23
Ockley, Surrey, England
January 3, 1892
Age 24
January 16, 1894
Age 26
May 30, 1896
Age 29
January 26, 1899
Age 31
London, England
January 16, 1901
Age 33
February 13, 1903
Age 35
October 27, 1947
Age 80
Dorking Surrey