Hon Thomas Denman, 3rd Baron Denman was born November 16, 1874 at London, England and died June 24, 1954 at Hove, Sussex, England.  He was the son of  Richard Denman  (1842-1883)and Helen Mary McMicking  (1852-1919).  On November 26, 1904 at England he married Gertrude Mary Pearson (Baroness Denman GBE) (1884-1954).  

 

He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Denman of Dovedale, co. Derby [U.K., 1834] on 9 August 1894 
He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Middlesex Hussars Imperial Yeomanry 
He fought in the Boer War between 1900 and 1901, where he was wounded 
He held the office of Lord-in-Waiting between 1905 and 1907  
He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1907 
He held the office of Captain of the Gentlemen-at-Arms between 1907 and 1911 
He held the office of Deputy Speaker, House of Lords in 1909 
He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Sussex  
He held the office of Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Australia between 1911 and 1914 
He fought in the First World War 
He was Lieutenant-Colonel of the 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Yeomanry 
Photo Image: Gertrude Mary Pearson, Baroness Denman

   

 
Children:
1  Thomas Denman, 4th Baron Denman (Aug 2,1905 - Mar 21,1971) 
2  Anne Judith Denman (1907-1987)

 

 

 

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 Sources:
 Records of R G McMicking Collection 
 Records of S McCullough, Research files
 Records of Penny Turnbull (Email to Reg McMicking)
 Ref: ThePeerage.Com 
 Ref: Wikipedia Article
 Ref: Australia Dictionary of Biography
 Document: Biographical Sketch

 

 

 

Hon. Thomas Denman

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credit: Nat Library Australia

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