Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameSir Henry St John HALFORD 3rd Bt
Birth1828
Death1897
FatherSir Henry HALFORD 2nd Bt (1797-1868)
MotherBarbara VAUGHAN (1806-1869)
SpouseElizabeth Ursula BAGSHAWE
Birth1829
Death1897
Notes for Sir Henry St John HALFORD 3rd Bt
The first Chairman of Leicestershire County Council (established 1889) and a very prominent Volunteer and marksman.

He married Elizabeth Ursula Bagshawe (27 October 1829-30 January 1897), daughter of W.J. Bagshawe,of The Oaks near Sheffield.[10] The last Sir Henry had no direct descendants.

On his death, Wistow Hall was inherited by his friend the 3rd Lord Cottesloe, who as T F Fremantle had joined with him and W E Metford in their experimental work on the rifle.

The 4th Baron Cottesloe, whose daughter and son-in-law inherited Wistow Hall in 1958, was named partly for this friend of his father.
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