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Arnold, Baron (UK, 1924 - 1945)


Creation: let.pat. 12 Feb 1924


Extinct: 3 Aug 1945


Family name: Arnold




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


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


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


 Laborare et orare (To work is to pray)



Sydney [Arnold], 1st Baron Arnold

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


13 Jan 1878


3 Aug 1945


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


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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