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Littleton [formerly Walhouse], Edward John, first Baron Hatherton (1791-1863), politician

George Barker and Colin Matthew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/16784

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Littleton [formerly Walhouse], Edward John, first Baron Hatherton (1791-1863), politician, was born in London on 18 March 1791; he was the only son of Moreton Walhouse of Hatherton in the parish of Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, and his wife, Anne Cracroft, daughter of Abraham Portal, goldsmith and dramatist. He entered Rugby School ...

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