Colonel Wilfrid William Ashley, 1st Baron Mount Temple, PC (13 September 1867 – 3 July 1939) was a British soldier and Conservative politician. He served as Minister of Transport between 1924 and 1929 under Stanley Baldwin . Contents 1 Background and education 2 Military career 3 Political career 4 Personal life 5 References 6 External links
política educación Wilfrid Ashley, primer templo del Monte Barón El coronel Wilfrid William Ashley, primer templo del Barón Mount, PC (13 de septiembre de 1867 - 3 de julio de 1939), fue un soldado británico y político conservador. Se desempeñó como Ministro de Transporte entre 1924 y 1929 bajo Stanley Baldwin. Antecedentes y educacion
Lieutenant-Colonel The Rt Hon. Wilfrid William Ashley, 1st Lord Mount Temple was born on 13th September 1867 at 61 Cadogan Place, Chelsea, London, the son of The Rt Hon. (Anthony) Evelyn Melbourne Ashley (1836-1907) and Miss Sybella 'Sissy' Charlotte Farquhar (1846-1886).
- Background and Education
- Military Career
- Political Career
- Personal Life
Ashley was the son of Evelyn Ashley, second surviving son of the social reformer Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury. His mother was Sybella Charlotte Farquhar, daughter of Sir Walter Farquhar, 3rd Baronet. William Cowper-Temple, 1st Baron Mount Temple, was his great-uncle. He was educated at Harrow and Magdalen College, Oxford.He left O...
Ashley served in the Ayrshire militia (1886–9), then held an active commission in the regular army with the Grenadier Guards (1889–98), before returning to the militia when he was commissioned with the 3rd battalion of the Hampshire Regiment (1899–1902). Though in the militia, he volunteered for active service in South Africa during the Second Boer...
Ashley's father was a Liberal Unionist and Ashley initially acted as private secretary to Sir Henry Campbell-Bannermann, beginning in 1899, when he was leader of the opposition. After being invalided home from the South Africa in 1901, he congratulated Campbell-Bannermann on his "methods of barbarism" speech in June 1901. Ashley, who held the rank ...
In 2008, the British historian Edward Feuchtwangerdescribed Ashley as "a strikingly good-looking man, of military bearing, courteous and tactful, with strongly held, rather conventional views, sometimes regarded as reactionary". Lord Mount Temple married Amalia Mary Maud Cassel, daughter and only child of financier Sir Ernest Cassel, in early Janua...
29/07/2021 · "Wilfrid William Ashley, 1st Baron Mount Temple, PC (13 September 1867 – 3 July 1939), was a British soldier and Conservative politician. He served as Minister of Transport between 1924 and 1929 under Stanley Baldwin."
- Chelsea, Middlesex, England
- September 13, 1867
- July 03, 1939 (71)
In the 1932 New Year's Honours List, Wilfrid (having served in the House of Commons as an MP for 25yrs) was raised to the peerage as Baron Mount Temple, of Lee, in the County of Southampton on 13th January 1932, and with his elevation to the House of Lords, a by-election in his New Forest and Christchurch constituency was subsequently held.
Wilfrid Ashley in 1906. Mrs Maudie Ashley. By the end of 1906, Maudie was still weak and never really recovered following the birth of their second child - Mary. Sir Ernest feared that his daughter was showing signs of TB (tuberculosis) - the same condition that killed Maudie's mother and in the New Year of 1907, Sir Ernest took Maudie, and Wilfrid ...