Harry Barnston

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Memorial to Harry Barnston in Chester Cathedral

Sir Harry Barnston, 1st Baronet (December 1870 – 22 February 1929) MA JP DL was a British Conservative politician.

The son of Major William Barnston of Crewe Hill, and Mary Emma King, he was educated privately and at Christ Church, Oxford.[citation needed]

He was unsuccessful parliamentary candidate at Stockport in 1906 and sat for Eddisbury, Cheshire from 1910 until his death.

He served in government as Comptroller of the Household from 1921–1924, and from November 1924 – January 1928.[citation needed]

He was created a baronet in 1924.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Arthur Stanley
Member of Parliament for Eddisbury
January 19101929
Succeeded by
Richard John Russell
Government offices
Preceded by
George Frederick Stanley
Comptroller of the Household
1921–1924
Succeeded by
John Allen Parkinson
Preceded by
John Allen Parkinson
Comptroller of the Household
1924–1928
Succeeded by
Sir William Cope