Charles Bathurst, 1st Viscount Bledisloe

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Charles Bathurst, 1st Viscount Bledisloe, (21 September 1867 – 3 July 1958) was a British Conservative politician and colonial governor.wikipedia
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Lydney Park

He was born in London, the second son of Charles Bathurst, of Lydney Park and Mary Elizabeth, daughter of Col. Thomas Hay by Georgette Arnaud.
Rev. Bathurst's grandson Charles, later Viscount Bledisloe, made some further changes to the garden before the house became used in the Second World War, first to house the Dutch royal family and then a girls' school.

Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food

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After serving as Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food,

Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries

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He remained in parliament until 1928, serving as Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries from 1924 onwards.
1924-1928 The Lord Bledisloe

Bledisloe Cup

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The most famous of these being the Bledisloe Cup, the trophy for an ongoing rugby union competition between New Zealand and Australia, first awarded in 1931, and currently contested annually. The Bledisloe Cup and Bledisloe Park sports ground are both named for Bledisloe.
However, no firm evidence has been produced to support this claim, and minutes from a New Zealand union management meeting several days later record Lord Bledisloe wishing to present a cup for the All Blacks and Wallabies to play for.

List of Governors-General of New Zealand

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After leaving parliament, Lord Bledisloe was created a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George and invested a Knight of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem on appointment as the fourth Governor-General of New Zealand, an office he held from 1930 until 1935, proving to be extremely well liked and respected.

Bledisloe Commission

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Lord Bledisloe chaired the Bledisloe Commission, also known as the Rhodesia-Nyasaland Royal Commission, a Royal Commission appointed in 1937–39 to examine the possible closer union of the three British territories in Central Africa, Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland.
Its chairman was Lord Bledisloe.

Benjamin Bathurst, 2nd Viscount Bledisloe

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Lord Bledisloe died, aged 90, at Lydney on 3 July 1958, and was succeeded as Viscount Bledisloe by his eldest son, Benjamin Ludlow Bathurst.
Born at Westbury, Wiltshire, Bledisloe was the eldest son of Charles Bathurst, 1st Viscount Bledisloe, and the Hon. Bertha Susan Lopes, daughter of Henry Lopes, 1st Baron Ludlow.

New Zealand Chess Federation

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He also initiated New Zealand Chess Federation interclub championship trophy, also called the Bledisloe Cup.
The Bledisloe Cup, presented by the Governor-General in 1933, was until recently competed for annually in this way.

Wilton (UK Parliament constituency)

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Bathurst worked as a barrister and conveyancer and in 1910 entered parliament representing the Conservative Party as MP for the South or Wilton division of Wiltshire.
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Bledisloe Park

The Bledisloe Cup and Bledisloe Park sports ground are both named for Bledisloe.
It is named after Charles Bathurst, 1st Viscount Bledisloe.

Viscount Bledisloe

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It was created in 1935 for the Conservative politician Charles Bathurst, 1st Baron Bledisloe, upon his retirement as Governor-General of New Zealand.

Lydney Rugby Football Club

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Upon its formation in 1888, Bathurst was invited to become President of Lydney Rugby Football Club.
Upon its founding, Charles Bathurst, 1st Viscount Bledisloe, later Governor-General of New Zealand, was invited to become President of the club.

Royal Agricultural Society of England

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On his 90th birthday he endowed the Bledisloe Gold Medal for Landowners of the Royal Agricultural Society of England to be awarded annually for the application of science or technology to some branch of British husbandry.
Bledisloe Gold Medal for Landowners, instituted in 1958 by Viscount Bledisloe, is awarded for showing outstanding achievement in the successful land management and development of an English agricultural estate.

Conservative Party (UK)

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Bathurst worked as a barrister and conveyancer and in 1910 entered parliament representing the Conservative Party as MP for the South or Wilton division of Wiltshire. Charles Bathurst, 1st Viscount Bledisloe, (21 September 1867 – 3 July 1958) was a British Conservative politician and colonial governor.

Governor-General of New Zealand

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After leaving parliament, Lord Bledisloe was created a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George and invested a Knight of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem on appointment as the fourth Governor-General of New Zealand, an office he held from 1930 until 1935, proving to be extremely well liked and respected. He was Governor-General of New Zealand from 1930 to 1935.

Sherborne School

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He was educated at Sherborne School, Eton and then University College, Oxford, where he graduated with a law degree in 1890.

Eton College

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He was educated at Sherborne School, Eton and then University College, Oxford, where he graduated with a law degree in 1890.

University College, Oxford

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He was educated at Sherborne School, Eton and then University College, Oxford, where he graduated with a law degree in 1890.

University of Oxford

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He was educated at Sherborne School, Eton and then University College, Oxford, where he graduated with a law degree in 1890.

Inner Temple

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He then studied law and was admitted to the Inner Temple in 1892, when he gained an MA from Oxford.

Call to the bar

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He was also called to the bar.

Barrister

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Bathurst worked as a barrister and conveyancer and in 1910 entered parliament representing the Conservative Party as MP for the South or Wilton division of Wiltshire.

January 1910 United Kingdom general election

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Bathurst worked as a barrister and conveyancer and in 1910 entered parliament representing the Conservative Party as MP for the South or Wilton division of Wiltshire.