Thesiger, Frederic, 1st Baron Chelmsford

STATESMAN, LAWYER (ENGLAND)
BORN 14 Apr 1794, London - DIED 5 Nov 1878, London
GRAVE LOCATION London: Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road, West Brompton (5E)

Frederic Thesiger served in the navy during the Napoleontic Wars. In 1822 he married Anna Maria Tinling. He made himself a name as a lawyer and received a peerage in 1832, becoming Lord Chelmsford.

He was Lord Chancellor in two conservative cabinets under Lord Derby (1858 and 1866). When Lord Derby was succeeded by Benjamin Disraeli in 1868 he was replaced by Lord Cairns and he was forced to retire. His second son Frederick Augustus became the second Baron Chelmsford.

Family
• Son: Thesiger, Frederic, 2nd Lord Chelmsford

Sources
Frederic Thesiger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Images

The grave (with the cross) of Frederic Thesiger, 1nd Lord Chelmsford at Brompton Cemetery, London.
Picture by androom (27 May 2004)

 


Thesiger, Frederic, 2nd Lord Chelmsford

Published: 29 Jun 2013
Last update: 19 Apr 2014