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W. F. D. Smith, Lord Hambleden

Person  Male  Born 1868  Died 1928

On his father's death in 1891 he became head of the family firm of W.H. Smith and Son and also took over as MP for the Strand Division, until 1910. Chairman of King's College Hospital. Became 2nd Viscount Hambleden in 1913 on his mother's death. There never was a 1st Viscount - his mother was created Viscountess in honour of her deceased husband. These toffs, eh, just change the rules to suit themselves. Next thing, they'll be allowing a first-born princess to be first-in-line, if we don't watch out.

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W. H. Smiths - WC2

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St Clement Danes Parish House

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