Thom's Irish Who's Who/Rathcreedan, Baron


RATHCREEDAN, Baron (Unit. Kgd., 1916), Cecil William Norton, 1st Baron. Educ. at Trinity College, Dublin, of which foundation he is a double prizeman, and at the R.M.C., Sandhurst; served in the 5th Royal Irish Lancers; passed the Sandhurst Staff College; was Brigade Major of Cavalry at Aldershot, and is now retired; Assist. Postmaster-General, 1910-15; Junior Lord of the Treasury, 1905-10; M.P. for Newington. West, 1892-1916; son of late Rev. W. Norton, M.A.; m. Cecilia (d. 1898), dau. of J. Kennedy: 2nd, 1903, Marguerite, dau. of late Sir Charles Huntingdon, Bart., M.P., and has issue two sons and two daus. Res.: Bellehatch Park, Henley-on-Thames. Clubs: Reform, National Liberal, and Huntingham.