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Sir Courtenay Warner, 1st Baronet

For other people named Thomas Warner, see Thomas Warner (disambiguation).
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Sir Courtenay Warner

Sir Thomas Courtenay Theydon Warner, 1st Baronet CB (19 July 1857 – 15 December 1934) was a politician in the United Kingdom, who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for North Somerset from 1892 to 1895, and for Lichfield from 1896 to 1923.

Warner was lieutenant-colonel in and honorary colonel of the 3rd Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. He received the CB on 25 June 1909,[1] and was made a baronet on 9 July 1910, of Brettenham Park, Suffolk.

Initially a member of the Liberal Party, he stood at the 1918 general election as a Coalition Liberal, and at the 1922 general election as National Liberal.

He gave his name to 'Warner Flats' the popular type of housing in Walthamstow which he was responsible for developing.

His ancestors built the Grade II listed Clock House villa in Walthamstow (now flats).[2]

References

  1. ^ London Gazette, issue no.28263, 22 June 1909
  2. ^ "Clock House, Waltham Forest". www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk. Retrieved 18 March 2013. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Evan Henry Llewellyn
Member of Parliament for North Somerset
18921895
Succeeded by
Evan Henry Llewellyn
Preceded by
Henry Charles Fulford
Member of Parliament for Lichfield
18961923
Succeeded by
Frank Hodges
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Sir William Brampton Gurdon
Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk
1910–1934
Succeeded by
The Earl of Stradbroke
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baronet
(of Brettenham Park, Suffolk)
1910–1934
Succeeded by
Edward Warner


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