Henry Arthur Cadogan, Viscount Chelsea

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About Henry Arthur Cadogan, Viscount Chelsea


Henry Arthur Cadogan, Viscount Chelsea, born Henry Arthur Cadogan DL (13 June 1868 – 2 July 1908), was a British army officer, civil servant and politician.

This Viscount Chelsea (the title is a courtesy title) was a Conservative Member of the House of Commons (MP) elected twice to the seat of Bury St Edmunds. He was previously a captain in the 3rd Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers and a civil servant to the Prime Minister. His father was a major developer of part of Kensington and Chelsea and represented the Crown in Ireland. Henry became his expectant heir from the age of 10 but had no sons who survived childhood and he predeceased his father at the age of 40.

His wife, Cecilia Mildred Harriet Sturt, had a less notable career than Henry. She suffered the loss of her husband and two years later, that of their only son but that year married again and being widowed again, married the Duke of Manchester.

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Henry Arthur Cadogan, Viscount Chelsea's Timeline

June 13, 1868
January 7, 1893
Age 24
August 1, 1895
Age 27
October 8, 1896
Age 28
St. George, Hanover Square, London, England
February 22, 1900
Age 31
October 22, 1901
Age 33
March 20, 1903
Age 34
July 2, 1908
Age 40
Temple House, Theobald's Park, Herefordshire, England
July 6, 1908
Age 40
Culford, Suffolk, England