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Robert Chalmers

Robert Chalmers

Male 1858 - 1938  (80 years)

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  • Name Robert Chalmers 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 18 Aug 1858  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891 
    31 Fitzroy Road, London 
    Occupation 1891 
    Clerk: HM Treasury 
    Occupation 1911 
    Permanent Secretary to HM Treasury 
    Residence 1915  Peterhouse Lodge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1915 
    Governor of Ceylon 
    Honours 1916 
    Knight Grand Cross (GCB) - The Most Honourable Order of the Bath 
    Honours 17 May 1916 
    Privy Counsellor (PC) - Ireland 
    Honours 24 Apr 1919 
    Peerage; 1st Baron Chalmers of Northiam 
    Died 17 Nov 1938  Oxford, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Commemoration 24 Nov 1938  Westminster Abbey, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Memorial Service 
    Person ID I1224  Extended Craxford Family | The Craxfords of London - including Crauford - not yet attached to the main trunk
    Last Modified 10 May 2012 

    Family 1 Maud Mary Pigott,   b. 1865, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1923, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1888  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mabel Chalmers,   b. 1890, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ralph Chalmers,   b. 13 Jan 1891, Primrose Hill, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1915, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     3. Robert Chalmers,   b. 13 Apr 1894, Barnes, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1915, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 10 May 2012 
    Family ID F343  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 2 Iris Florence Biles,   b. Abt 1900,   d. 24 Jun 1966  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 1935  Oxford, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 10 May 2012 
    Family ID F10412  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Aug 1858 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jul 1888 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Robert, Lord Chalmers
    Robert, Lord Chalmers
    From a portrait painted about 1920

    Headstones
    HS: Chalmers, Lady Maud and Robert, Lord Chalmers
    HS: Chalmers, Lady Maud and Robert, Lord Chalmers
    In
    Memory Of
    The Right Hon.
    MAUD MARY, LADY CHALMERS
    Who Died 2 July 1923 Aged 56 Years
    "She lived above"

    Also of Her Two Sons
    RALPH and ROBERT
    Killed in Action in May 1915


    and at the foot of the surround:
    ROBERT, LORD CHALMERS. P.C., G.C.B., LL.D.,
    Governor of Ceylon, Secretary to the Treasury
    "The Law of his God is in his heart"

    Headstone photograph: © Find a grave reproduced with permission
    Plot: East Sheen, Section G 66

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Oxford 3a 1449 (OND 1938) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Oxford 3a 3746 (AMJ 1935) (Reliability: 3).


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