Edward Wood

Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (1881 - 1959)

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Edward Frederick Lindley "1st Earl of Halifax" Wood
Born in Powderham, Devon, England, United Kingdommap
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Husband of — married in Guildford, Surrey, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Howden, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdommap
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Biography

He was the son of Charles Lindley Wood, 2nd Viscount Halifax of Monk Bretton and Lady Agnes Elizabeth Courtenay.[1]He was born on the 16th of April 1881,[1]citing Birth Registration, St. Thomas, Devon, England.[2]He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England. He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1903 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.). He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1906 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).[1]He married the Lady Dorothy Evelyn Augusta Onslow, daughter of William Hillier Onslow, 4th Earl of Onslow and the Hon. Florence Coulston Gardner, on the 21st of September 1909.[1]At West Clandon, Surrey, England.[3]He died on the 23rd of December 1959 at the age of 78,[1]citing Death, Howden, Yorkshire, England.[4][5]

Titles

  • 1st Earl of Halifax [U.K.] on 11 July 1944.[1]
  • 3rd Viscount Halifax of Monk Bretton, in the West Riding of the County of Yorkshire [U.K., 1866] on 19 January 1934.[1]
  • 1st Baron Irwin, of Kirby Underdale, co. York [U.K.] on 22 December 1925.[1]

Member of Parliament

  • (M.P.) (Conservative) for Ripon between January 15, 1910 - November 11, 1925.[6]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Mosley, Charles, editor. Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes. Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003. Volume 2, page 1729.
  2. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XV2-KFZ : 1 October 2014), Edward Frederick L Wood, 1881; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, St. Thomas, Devon, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  3. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NXJ1-X9C : 10 February 2018), Edward Frederick Lindley Wood and Dorothy Evelyn Augusta Onslow, 21 Sep 1909; citing West Clandon, Surrey, England, reference Item 8 p 84, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,471,805.
  4. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVC8-FFLX : 4 September 2014), Edward F L Earl Of Halifax Wood, 1959; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Howden, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  5. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29R-5FN6 : 15 March 2016), Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1959; Burial, Kirby Underdale, East Riding of Yorkshire Unitary Authority, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, All Saints Churchyard, Kirby Underdale; citing record ID 151319034, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
  6. http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/people/hon-edward-wood/
  • "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7G9B-QZM : 11 December 2017), Edward Fredrick Lindly Wood, Hickleton, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWVZ-62C : 2 August 2017), Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, Templenewsam, Templenewsam, Yorkshire (West Riding), England; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.


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