Person    | Male  Born 3/8/1867  Died 14/12/1947

Stanley Baldwin

Prime Minister. Born at Lower Park House, Bewdley, Worcestershire. A cousin of Rudyard Kipling. Married Lucy Ridsdale in 1892. He entered parliament in 1908, became president of the Board of Trade in 1921 and Prime Minister in 1923. His premiership oversaw the General Strike and the Abdication Crisis. He resigned in 1937 following criticism of his failure to recognize the threat from Nazi Germany. Died at Astley Hall, near Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire.

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Stanley Baldwin

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Mrs Baldwin at Kingsgate Community Centre

Only a foundation stone but the delightful carved border means that we'd coll...

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Stanley Baldwin

Greater London Council Stanley Baldwin, Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, 1867-1947, p...

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Emmeline Pankhurst monument

Walker sculpted the statue, Baker designed the plinth. Unveiled by Baldwin. ...

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Lord Curzon statue

See the unveiling and hear Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin's speech at ITN Sou...

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W. H. Hudson Memorial

The sculpture represents Rima, the nature-spirit heroine of Hudson's book "Gr...

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