Norman Grosvenor

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Captain The Honourable Norman de l'Aigle Grosvenor (22 April 1845 – 21 November 1898),[1] was a British Liberal Party[2] politician.

A member of the Grosvenor family headed by the Duke of Westminster, Grosvenor was a younger son of Robert Grosvenor, 1st Baron Ebury, third son of Robert Grosvenor, 1st Marquess of Westminster. Robert Grosvenor, 2nd Baron Ebury, was his elder brother.[3] He was returned to parliament at an unopposed by-election[2] in December 1869 as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Chester,[4] succeeding his cousin Earl Grosvenor, who had succeeded to the peerage. He did not stand again at the 1874 general election.[2]

Grosvenor married Caroline Susan Theodora, daughter of James Stuart-Wortley, in 1881. She was a novelist and artist. One of their daughters, Susan Charlotte Grosvenor, married John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir. Grosvenor died in November 1898, aged 53. His wife died in August 1940.[3]


  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "C" (part 3)
  2. ^ a b c Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 87. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.
  3. ^ a b Captain Hon. Norman de l'Aigle Grosvenor
  4. ^ "No. 23564". The London Gazette. 10 December 1869. p. 6893.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Earl Grosvenor
Henry Cecil Raikes
Member of Parliament for Chester
With: Henry Cecil Raikes
Succeeded by
Henry Cecil Raikes
John George Dodson