COOPER SIR RICHARD ASHMOLE 1874 - 19462ND BT MP

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Sir Richard Ashmole Cooper, comprising:

  • Correspondence and papers relating to the County Courts Bill, 1912
  • Notes of a speech on food supply [by Sir R A Cooper], 1914, plus a relatedpress cutting.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Richard Cooper Ashmole 1874 - 1946

Sir Richard Cooper Ashmole was the son of the son of the first BaronetAshmole and the eldest daughter of EA Ashmall of Hammerwich, Staffordshire.He was educated at Clifton College. In 1900 he married Alice Priestland,daughter of the Reverend E. Priestland of Spondon, Derbyshire. He became thesecond baron in 1913. He was Chairman of Cooper, McDougall CHamp; Robertson,chemical manufacturers, and also MP (Ind. Unionist) for Walsall 1910 - 1922.

Arrangement

Arranged in two folders.

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