Walter Barrington, 9th Viscount Barrington

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Limestone monument to Walter Bulkeley Barrington in St Andrew's parish church, Shrivenham in the Vale of White Horse, England

Walter Bulkeley Barrington, 9th Viscount Barrington (20 April 1848 – 12 September 1933) was a peer of the United Kingdom.[1]

Walter Barrington born on 20 April 1848 at Tusmore, Oxfordshire, the son of Percy Barrington, 8th Viscount Barrington and Louisa Higgins. He was educated at Eton College.

In 1870, he married Mary Bogue (c. 1848-d. 1903): they had seven children, including William Reginald Shute Barrington, 10th Viscount Barrington. In 1905, he married Charlotte Stopford. She endowed the village hall in Shrivenham: it was opened in 1926 by Princess Beatrice, daughter of Queen Victoria. [2]

In 1911 he was one of the 112 peers who voted against the passing of the Parliament Act 1911.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "BARRINGTON, Walter Bulkeley Barrington". Who Was Who 1897-2007. 2008. Retrieved 29 June 2008. 
  2. ^ "MEMORIAL HALL About The Hall". Shrivenham village website. 
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Percy Barrington
Viscount Barrington
1901–1933
Succeeded by
William Barrington
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Percy Barrington
Baron Shute
1901–1933
Succeeded by
William Barrington