Ernest Murray Pollock, 1st Viscount Hanworth, KBE

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Ernest Murray Pollock

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of George Frederick Pollock and Frances Pollock
Husband of Laura Helen, Viscountess Hanworth
Father of Charles Thomas Anderson Pollock
Brother of Bertram Pollock

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Ernest Murray Pollock, 1st Viscount Hanworth, KBE

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

Ernest Murray Pollock, 1st Viscount Hanworth KBE PC KC (25 November 1861 – 22 October 1936) was a British Conservative politician, lawyer and judge. He served as Master of the Rolls from 1923 to 1935.


Pollock was the fifth son of George Frederick Pollock, fourth son of Sir Frederick Pollock, 1st Baronet, Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer.

Political and legal career

Pollock sat as member of Parliament for Warwick and Leamington from 1910 to 1923. In 1919, under David Lloyd George, he was appointed Solicitor General which he remained until 1922, when he became Attorney General, but left this post the same year. He was appointed to the Privy Council in the 1922 New Year Honours and was created a baronet later the same year. He left the House of Commons at the 1923 general election, and was replaced in his seat by Anthony Eden. The same year he was made Master of the Rolls. On 28 January 1926 he elevated to the peerage as Baron Hanworth, of Hanworth in the County of Middlesex. He resigned as Master of the Rolls in 1935. The following year he was further honoured when he was made Viscount Hanworth, of Hanworth in the County of Middlesex, on 17 January 1936.


Lord Hanworth died later in October 1936, aged 74. He was succeeded in the viscountcy by his grandson David Bertram Pollock, 2nd Viscount Hanworth, his son Charles Thomas Anderdon Pollock (d. 1918) having been killed in the First World War.

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Ernest Pollock, 1st Viscount Hanworth', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 30 October 2013, 04:46 UTC, <,_1st_Viscount_Hanworth&oldid=579407523> [accessed 8 January 2014]

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November 25, 1861
Age 27
October 22, 1936
Age 74