Sir Thomas Cato Worsfold, 1st Baronet DL JP (14 February 1861 – 11 July 1936) was a British baronet and politician. He gained an LLD from Trinity College, Dublinand in 1918 he was elected as a Coalition Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Mitcham. He resigned from the House of Commons on 13 February 1923 by appointment as Steward of the Chiltern Hundreds. The following year he was created a baronet, of The Hall Place in the Parish of Mitcham in the County of Surrey.
Legum Doctor is a doctorate-level academic degree in law, or an honorary doctorate, depending on the jurisdiction. The double "L" in the abbreviation refers to the early practice in the University of Cambridge to teach both canon law and civil law, with the double "L" itself indicating the plural. This contrasts with the practice of the University of Oxford, where the degree that survived from the Middle Ages is the DCL or Doctor of Civil Law (only).
Mitcham was a parliamentary constituency centred on the Mitcham suburb of South London. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.
Members of Parliament (MPs) sitting in the House of Commons in the United Kingdom are technically not permitted to resign their seats. To circumvent this prohibition, MPs who wish to resign can ask to be appointed to an "office of profit under the Crown", disqualifying them from sitting as MPs. While offices of profit are no longer disqualifying in general, various offices that no longer have duties associated with them still cause disqualification from and vacation of the seat.
Mitcham is a district of south west London in the London Borough of Merton. It is centred 7.2 miles (11.6 km) south-west of Charing Cross. In part of clear urban density but mainly a suburb of houses with gardens, it is close to the cut-off of Inner London and Outer London, and has traces of its former village in the historic county of Surrey. It is both residentially and financially developed and served by train, bus and tram routes. Localities within Mitcham include Mitcham Town Centre and Mitcham Common. Amenities include Mitcham Library and Mitcham Cricket Green. Nearby major districts are Wimbledon, Streatham, Croydon, Tooting, Morden and Sutton. Mitcham, most broadly defined, had a population of 63,393 which includes the electoral wards of Cricket Green, Figges Marsh, Graveney, Lavender Fields, Longthornton and Pollards Hill in 2011 and its surrounding constituency, which contains other parts of south Merton, had a population of 103,298.
John Richard Worsfold is a former Australian rules football player and current coach best known for his career for the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL). He made his senior debut for the South Fremantle Football Club in the West Australian Football League (WAFL), and was named an inaugural squad member of West Coast on their formation in 1986. After winning the club's best and fairest award in 1988, Worsfold was appointed the captain of the club in 1991, a position he would hold until his retirement in 1998. During his period at the club, Worsfold played in 209 games, which including the 1992 and 1994 premiership sides. During this time, he also appeared in five State of Origin matches for Western Australia, including captaining his state twice.
The City of Mitcham is a local government area in the foothills of southern Adelaide, South Australia. Within its bounds is Flinders University, South Australia's third largest, and the notable, affluent suburb of Springfield which contains some of the city's most expensive properties.
Matthew Harley Priddis is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Sir Cholmeley Dering, 4th Baronet was an English politician and duellist.
Edward Worsfold Mowll (1881–1964) was an Anglican bishop, the fourth Bishop of Middleton.
The 87th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the German Army during the Second World War, active from 1939 to 1945.
Matthew John Mitcham OAM is a retired Australian diver. He is the 2008 Olympic champion in the 10 m platform, having received the highest single-dive score in Olympic history. He was the first openly gay athlete to win an Olympic gold medal. He is the first Australian male to win an Olympic gold medal in diving since Dick Eve at the 1924 Summer Olympics.
Scott Francis Selwood is an Australian rules footballer playing for the Geelong Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He previously played for the West Coast Eagles between 2008 and 2015. As an Eagle, Selwood won a John Worsfold Medal in 2012, and was one of five acting co-captains at the club in the second half of the 2014 season after then-captain Darren Glass retired midway through the season. At the end of the 2015 season, he moved to Geelong via free agency, joining his brother and current Geelong captain, Joel Selwood.
Sir Harry Deeley Mallaby-Deeley, 1st Baronet was a British Conservative Party politician.
Eric Mackenzie is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL). Originally from Claremont in the West Australian Football League (WAFL), Mackenzie was drafted by West Coast at the 2006 National Draft, and made his debut during the 2007 season.
Peter Michael Worsfold is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Brisbane Bears in the Australian Football League (AFL) during the early 1990s.
Surrey 3 is a level 11 English Rugby Union League. It is made up of teams predominantly from Surrey and south-west London. Teams play home and away matches from September through to April. Promoted teams move up to Surrey 2 while relegated teams drop down to Surrey 4.
Eduard Crasemann was a German general (Generalleutnant) in the Wehrmacht during World War II, who commanded several Panzer divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany.
The Mallaby-Deeley Baronetcy, of Mitcham Court in the Parish of Mitcham and County of Surrey, was a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 28 June 1922 for the Conservative politician Harry Mallaby-Deeley. Born Harry Deeley, he assumed the same year by deed poll the additional surname of Mallaby, which was that of his maternal grandfather. The title became extinct on the death of the third Baronet in 1962.
The 129th Infantry Division was an Infantry Division of the German Army during World War II.
The 362nd Infantry Division was an infantry division of the German Army during the Second World War, active from 1943 to 1945. Formed in Italy, it participated in the Italian Campaign for the entire duration of its war service. It was implicated in the massacre of 97 civilians in what is known as the Benedicta massacre, which occurred at Piedmont in April 1944.
The 336th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the German Army during the Second World War, active from 1940 to 1944. It saw active service in France and on the Eastern Front. Largely destroyed during the Crimean Offensive, it surrendered to the Soviets at Sevastopol in May 1944.
The 387th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the German Army during the Second World War, active from 1942 to 1944. It saw active service on the Eastern Front and was destroyed in fighting in Romania in August 1944.
Samuel W. Mitcham is an American writer of military history who specializes in the German war effort during World War II. He is the author of more than 40 books.
Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
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(of The Hall Place)