Cecil Hanbury

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The Right Honourable
Sir Cecil Hanbury
Member of Parliament
for North Dorset
In office
29 October 1924 – 10 June 1937
Preceded by John Emlyn-Jones
Succeeded by Angus Hambro
Personal details
Born (1871-03-10)10 March 1871
Died 10 June 1937(1937-06-10) (aged 66)
Nationality British
Political party Unionist
Spouse(s) Effield Dorothy Cecil Symons-Jeune (1913-1937; his death)
Children 3

Sir Cecil Hanbury (10 March 1871 – 10 June 1937)[1] was a British Conservative Party politician, the son of Sir Thomas Hanbury and brother of Lady Hilda Currie.

He was elected at the 1924 general election as Member of Parliament (MP) for the Northern division of Dorset, having unsuccessfully contested the seat at both the 1922 and 1923 elections. Hanbury was re-elected at the next three general elections, and died in office in 1937,[2] aged 66.[1]

He was knighted on 11 July 1935.[3]


  1. ^ a b "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "D" (part 2)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 335. ISBN 0-900178-06-X. 
  3. ^ "Gazette Issue 34180". London Gazette. 16 July 1935. p. 8. Retrieved 2009-04-25. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Emlyn-Jones
Member of Parliament for North Dorset
Succeeded by
Angus Hambro