Adam Maitland

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Sir Adam Maitland (25 May 1885 – 5 October 1949)[1][2] was a British Conservative Party politician who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Faversham in Kent. He entered Parliament as a result of the 25 January 1928 Faversham by-election,[3] and held his seat until 1945.[4] An accountant by profession, he was a Fellow of the Society of Accountants and Auditors.[2] He received a knighthood in 1936, had been a director of the Pall Mall Gazette and Globe, and a director of the London board of the Royal Exchange Assurance.[2]


Maitland was born in Bury, Lancashire,[5] on 25 May 1885 to Joseph Maitland (b.~1853) of Aberdeenshire and his wife Mary (b.~1855).[6] Educated privately, on 6 Sep 1911, he married Nancy Helen, the daughter of Henry Chadwick of Bury, Lancs.[1][7]


  1. ^ a b Charles Roger Dod, Robert Phipps Dod, Dod's parliamentary companion, Publisher Dod's Parliamentary Companion, ltd., 1943. (page 421)
  2. ^ a b c "Sir Adam Maitland", The Times (London), Saturday, 8 October 1949, page 7, Issue 51507
  3. ^ "Faversham By-Election", The Times (London), Wednesday, 11 January 1928, page 9, Issue 44787
  4. ^ "Sir Adam Maitland" at
  5. ^ "England and Wales Census, 1901 for Adam Maitland" '
  6. ^ "1891 census" @, registered in Prestwich, Lancashire
  7. ^ "England Marriages, 1538–1973 for Adam Maitland" @

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