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Authorised form of nameSclater-Booth; George (1826 - 1894); Baron Basing
Other forms of nameBooth, George, Baron Basing Sclater-
SurnameSclater-Booth
ForenamesGeorge
Dates1826 - 1894
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
London, England (19 May 1826)
Death:
Hoddington House, Odiham, Hampshire (22 October 1894)
Burial:
Upton Grey, Hampshire
ActivityProfession:
Barrister
Education:
Winchester College; Balliol College, Oxford. BA (1847), MA (1850)
Career:
Called to the Bar at Inner Temple (1851); MP for North Hampshire (1857-1885); MP for Basingstoke (1885-1887); Parliamentary Secretary to the Poor Law Board (1867); President, Local Government Board (1874-1880)
Honours:
Baron Basing 1887
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
20/01/1876
RelationshipsSon of William Lutley Sclater; elder brother of Philip Lutley Sclater (FRS 1861); took the name of Sclater Booth to fulfil the will of Anna Maria Booth (1857)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Vanity Fair 08 August 1874
Royal Society codeNA6537
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1876/01Sclater-Booth, George, Baron Basing: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/769/17Letter from George Sclater-Booth, Local Government Board, Whitehall, to George Gabriel Stokes8 February 1876
NLB/2/381Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Right Honorable Lord Basing23 May 1888
NLB/8/1130Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons3 March 1894
NLB/3/916List of corrections in the addresses of Royal Society Fellows8 November 1889
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