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Arnold, Baron (UK, 1924 - 1945)

 

Creation: let.pat. 12 Feb 1924

 

Extinct: 3 Aug 1945

 

Family name: Arnold

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Arms:

Per chevron Azure and Or in chief two Garbs and in base a Pheon counterchanged

Crest:

In front of an Eagle's Head erased per chevron Gules and Or two Pheons fesswise Sable

Supporters:

Dexter: A Lion proper;  Sinister: A Wolf also proper, each charged on the shoulder with a Pheon Or

Motto:

 Laborare et orare (To work is to pray)

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Sydney [Arnold], 1st Baron Arnold

son of William Ashness Arnold, of Manchester, stockbroker, by his wife Sarah Ann Linney, dau. of Charles Linney

born

13 Jan 1878

died

3 Aug 1945

created

12 Feb 1924 Baron Arnold, of Hale in the County of Chester

note

entered the firm of W A Arnold & Sons 1900; Member, Manchester Stock Exchange 1904-22; Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Holmfirth 1912-18 and for Penistone 1918-21 (resigned owing to ill health); Parliamentary Private Secretary to President of the Board of Education and Financial Secretary to HM Treasury 1914; joined the Labour Party 1922; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies 1924; Paymaster General 1929-31; resigned from Government 1931 in order to advance causes of Free Trade and Temperance; resigned from the Labour Party 1938

 

On the death of the 1st Baron Arnold the Barony of Arnold became extinct.

 

 First written 12 Jul 2006

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