Anthony Hurd, Baron Hurd
Hurd was first elected to the Newbury constituency in the 1945 general election and won each successive election in Newbury until standing down before the 1964 general election. He was knighted for his political service in 1959.
On 24 August 1964 he was created a Life Peer as Baron Hurd, of Newbury in the Royal County of Berkshire which entitled him to a seat in the House of Lords. He died just two years later at the age of 64.
His father, Sir Percy Hurd, was MP for Devizes, his brother was Robert Hurd (architect); his son, Douglas now Lord Hurd of Westwell, was MP for Mid-Oxfordshire and former Foreign Secretary. His grandson, The Hon Nick Hurd is MP for Ruislip Northwood and Pinner.
Hurd married on 26 September 1928 Stephanie Frances Corner daughter of Edred Moss Corner who was invested as a Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons (F.R.C.S.) and they had three children.
- John Julian Hurd (1932-1951)
- Honourable Stephen Anthony Hurd (1933-)
Styles of address
- 1901–1945: Mr Anthony Hurd
- 1945–1959: Mr Anthony Hurd MP
- 1959–1964: Sir Anthony Hurd MP
- 1959–1966: Sir Anthony Hurd
- 1964–1966: The Rt Hon. The Lord Hurd
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1945 – 1964
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