Charles Adeane JP CB LLD

Charles Robert Whorwood Adeane JP CB LLD (1863 - 1943)

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Charles Robert Whorwood Adeane JP CB LLD
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Husband of — married in St. George Hanover Square, London, Englandmap
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Died in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Englandmap
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Charles was born in 1863. He is the son of Henry Adeane and Elizabeth Yorke. [1]

Christening Date: 14 January 1864 - BABRAHAM, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND[2]

Charles was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.

He married Madeline Pamela Constance Blanche Wyndham (daughter of Hon. Percy Scawen Wyndham and Madeline Caroline Frances Eden Campbell) on 23 July 1888.[3]

They had 7 children.

He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the 4th battalion, Suffolk Regiment

He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.); the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire in 1915; was President of the Royal Agricultural Society of England in 1917 and was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1917.

He was decorated with the award of the Order of St. Sava of Serbia; was decorated with the award of the Order of the Crown of Belgium.

He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

He passed away in 1943 at age 79.[4]


  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), Charles Robert Whorwood Adeane, 1864; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,"
  2. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2014), Charles Robert Whorwood Adeane, 14 Jan 1864; citing BABRAHAM,CAMBRIDGE,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,040,364.
  3. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2014), Charles Robert W Adeane, 1888; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,”
  4. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 September 2014), Charles R W Adeane, 1943; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,"


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