The Lord Norton
|President of the Board of Health|
8 March 1858 –1 September 1858
|Prime Minister||The Earl of Derby|
|Preceded by||Hon. William Cowper|
|Succeeded by||Office abolished|
|Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies|
6 July 1866 –1 December 1868
|Prime Minister|| The Earl of Derby |
|Preceded by||William Edward Forster|
|Succeeded by||William Monsell|
|President of the Board of Trade|
21 February 1874 –4 April 1878
|Prime Minister||Benjamin Disraeli|
|Preceded by||Chichester Parkinson-Fortescue|
|Succeeded by||Viscount Sandon|
|Born||2 August 1814|
|Died||28 March 1905 90)(aged|
|Spouse(s)||Hon. Julia Leigh |
|Alma mater||Christ Church, Oxford|
Charles Bowyer Adderley, 1st Baron Norton –28 March 1905) was a British Conservative politician.(2 August 1814
Charles Bowyer Adderley was the eldest son of Charles Clement Adderley (d. 1818), offspring of an old Staffordshire family, and his wife, daughter of Sir Edmund Cradock-Hartopp, 1st Baronet.Adderley inherited Hams Hall, Warwickshire, and the valuable estates of his great-uncle, Charles Bowyer Adderley, in 1826. He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1838.
In 1841, Adderley entered the House of Commons as Member of Parliament for North Staffordshire, retaining his seat until 1878, when he was created Baron Norton. Adderley's ministerial career began in 1858, when he was appointed President of the Board of Health and Vice-President of the Committee of the Council on Education in Lord Derby's short ministry.Again under Lord Derby he was Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies from 1866 to 1868, being in charge of the act which called Canada into being, and from 1874 to 1878 he was President of the Board of Trade. He was sworn of the Privy Council in 1858, was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG) in the 1869 Birthday Honours, and in 1878 he was elevated to the peerage as Baron Norton, of Norton-on-the-Moors in the County of Stafford. Norton was a strong churchman and especially interested in education and the colonies.
Adderley joined the Canterbury Association on 27 March 1848 and was a member of the management committee from the beginning. In 1852/53, he paid £500 towards the costs of the closure of the association.
In 1842 he married Julia Anne Eliza (1820–1887), oldest daughter of Chandos Leigh, 1st Baron Leigh, by whom he had several sons. His eldest son Charles Leigh Adderley succeeded him in the barony. Another son, the Hon. James Granville Adderley, vicar of Saltley, became well known as an advocate of Christian socialism.His daughter Isabel married in 1876 Vauncey Harpur Crewe of Calke Abbey, later 10th Baronet.
Adderley Street is a famous street in Cape Town, South Africa, considered the main street of the central business district. In 1850, the Mayor of Cape Town, Hercules Jarvis, named it to honour Adderley who had fought successfully against a proposal to make Cape Town into a penal colony.
Adderley must be one of the few people to have two streets named after him in a single town: Adderley Street and Norton Street, both in Uppingham, Rutland where he owned property.
In Birmingham, Adderley donated 8 acres (0.032 km2) of land to create Adderley Park, which he managed privately from 1855 to 1864. He also donated land for the construction of St Saviour's Church, Saltley, St Peter's College, Saltley and the reformatory on the Fordrough, later called Norton Boys' Home. In 1879 Lord Norton sold Whitacre Lodge to the city for the construction of the 80 acres (0.32 km2) Shustoke Reservoir, the largest single source of water for Birmingham until the Elan/Claerwen scheme was completed.
Adderley Head, a headland between Lyttelton Harbour and Port Levy, near Canterbury, New Zealand, is named for him.
Hercules George Robert Robinson, 1st Baron Rosmead,, was a British colonial administrator who became the 5th Governor of Hong Kong and subsequently, the 14th Governor of New South Wales, the first Governor of Fiji, and the 8th Governor of New Zealand. From June 1859 until August 1896, he was known as Sir Hercules Robinson.
Marquess of Linlithgow, in the County of Linlithgow or West Lothian, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 23 October 1902 for John Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun. The current holder of the title is Adrian Hope.
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Baron Norton, of Norton-on-the-Moors in the County of Stafford, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1878 for the Conservative politician and former President of the Board of Trade, Sir Charles Adderley. He was succeeded by his elder son, the second Baron. Two of his sons, the third and fourth Baron, both succeeded in the title. On the latter's death in 1944, the title passed to his eighty-nine-year-old uncle, the fifth Baron.
Baron Palmer, of Reading in the County of Berkshire, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1933 for the businessman and patron of music, Sir Ernest Palmer, 1st Baronet. He had already been created a baronet, of Grosvenor Crescent in the City of Westminster, in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 26 January 1916. The Palmer family had made its fortune from their ownership of the firm of Huntley & Palmers, biscuit manufacturers, of Reading. As of 2017 the titles are held by the first Baron's great-grandson, the fourth Baron, who succeeded his uncle in 1990. He is the son of the Hon. Sir Gordon Palmer, Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire from 1978 to 1989, younger son of the second Baron. Lord Palmer is one of the ninety elected hereditary peers that remain in the House of Lords after the passing of the House of Lords Act 1999, and sits as a cross-bencher.
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The Strachey Baronetcy, of Sutton Court in the County of Somerset, England, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. This family was originally seated at Walden, Essex where William Strachey was living under the rule of Edward VI. Later they moved to Surrey and at last settled at Sutton Court, Somerset. The title was created on 15 June 1801 for the politician and civil servant Henry Strachey. Sir Henry was private secretary to Lord Clive during his last expedition to India in 1764. He also took part in negotiations for peace with North America where he assisted the kings commissioners at Paris. He died in 1809 and was succeeded by his eldest son Henry, the second Baronet Strachey. His great-grandson, the fourth Baronet, was a Liberal politician. On 3 November 1911 he was created Baron Strachie, of Sutton Court in the County of Somerset, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. He later served as Paymaster-General. The peerage became extinct on the death of his son, the second Baron, in 1973. The late Baron was succeeded in the baronetcy by his first cousin once removed, the sixth Baronet. He was the son of John Strachey, son and namesake of John Strachey, second son of the third Baronet. Strachey died January 2014 and did not use his title. Also, he did not successfully proven his succession and was therefore not on the Official Roll of the Baronetage, with the baronetcy considered dormant.
Adderley Street is a street in Cape Town, South Africa. It is considered the main street of the central business district (downtown) of Cape Town. The Christmas lights, night markets, main train station and numerous shops and restaurants and office towers are on this thoroughfare.
Cecil William Norton, 1st Baron Rathcreedan was a British Liberal Party politician.
The FitzHerbert baronetcy, of Tissington in the County of Derby, is a title in the Baronetage of Great Britain. It was created on 22 January 1784 for William FitzHerbert, of Tissington Hall, Derbyshire.
St Saviour's Church, Saltley is a Grade II listed parish church in the Church of England in Birmingham.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Hon. Bingham Baring
| Member of Parliament for Staffordshire North |
With: Jesse David Watts Russell 1841–1847
Viscount Brackley 1847–1851
Smith Child 1851–1859
Viscount Ingestre 1859–1865
Edward Manningham-Buller 1865–1874
Colin Minton Campbell 1874–1880
Robert William Hanbury
Colin Minton Campbell
Hon. William Cowper
| President of the Board of Health |
Hon. William Cowper
| Vice-President of the Committee on Education |
William Edward Forster
| Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies |
| President of the Board of Trade |
|Peerage of the United Kingdom|
|New creation|| Baron Norton |
Charles Leigh Adderley