Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, 4th Baronet

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Fletcher as caricatured by Spy (Leslie Ward) in Vanity Fair, October 1898

Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, 4th Baronet, CB, PC (24 September 1835 – 19 May 1910), born Henry Fletcher, was a Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom.

The eldest son and second child of Sir Henry Fletcher, 3rd Baronet (born 1807) and Emily Maria Browne, he succeeded to the baronetcy on 6 September 1851 upon the death of his father. In 1903, he had his name changed under Royal Licence to Henry Aubrey-Fletcher to reflect his inheritance from the Aubrey estate.

Before his service in Parliament, he held various posts in the military. He represented the Conservatives in the House of Commons as the Member of Parliament for Horsham from 1880 to 1885 and Lewes from 1885 until his death in 1910. He was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath in 1900, and a Privy Counsellor in December 1901.[1]

The town of Worthing conferred upon him the honorary freedom of the borough in October 1901, for services rendered to the town.[2]

He died without any children and was thus succeeded to the baronetcy by his younger brother, Lancelot Aubrey-Fletcher who also changed his name.


  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 27385. p. 8714. 10 December 1901.
  2. ^ "Court Circular". The Times (36581). London. 9 October 1901. p. 7. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
James Clifton Brown
Member of Parliament for Horsham
Succeeded by
Sir Walter Barttelot, Bt.
Preceded by
William Langham Christie
Member of Parliament for Lewes
Succeeded by
William Campion
Baronetage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Henry Fletcher
(of Clea)
Succeeded by
Lancelot Aubrey-Fletcher