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Raikes, Henry Cecil.
Adm. pens. (age 17) at TRINITY, Apr. 15, 1856. [Eldest] s. of Henry (above) [of Llwynegrin, Flints. and] of Chester (and Lucy Charlotte, dau. of the Ven.
Francis Wrangham).
B. [Nov. 25, 1838], at Chester.
School, Shrewsbury.
Matric. Michs. 1856; Scholar, 1859; B.A. 1860; M.A. 1864; Hon.
LL.D. 1888.
President of the Union, 1859.
Adm. at the Middle Temple, Apr. 25, 1860.
Called to the Bar, Apr. 30, 1863.
Bencher, 1880.
M.P. for Chester, 1868-80; for Preston, Feb.-Nov. 1882; for the University, 1882-91.
Chairman of Committees of the House of Commons and Deputy Speaker, 1874-80; Privy Councillor, 1880.
Postmaster-General, 1886-91.
Introduced the express-messenger service.
Married, Sept. 26, 1861, Charlotte Blanche, dau. of Charles Blayney Trevor-Roper, of Plâs Têg, Flints.
Died Aug. 24, 1891, at his residence, Llwynegrin, Denbighs.
Brother of Francis W. (1867), Arthur S. (1874) and George W. (1864); father of the next and of Thomas A. (1895).
(Inns of Court; Foster, Men at the Bar; D.N.B.)
Henry Cecil RAIKES
Approx. lifespan: 1838–1891
pens. aged 17 Trinity College adm1856:04:15
Eldest s. of Henry RAIKES (above) of Llwynegrin, Flintshire , and] of Chester, [Cheshire], (and Lucy Charlotte dau. of the Ven. Francis Wrangham)
b. Chester, [Cheshire], 1838:11:25
Sch: Shrewsbury School Shrewsbury, [Shropshire],
Matric 1856:10MT:
Scholar 1859
BA 1860
MA 1864
Hon.LLD 1888
President of: : Cambridge Union Society 1859
Adm. at: Middle Temple 1860:04:25
Called to the Bar: 1863:04:30
Bencher: 1880
M.P. for: : Chester, [Cheshire], 1868-80
for Preston, [Lancashire], , Feb.-Nov. 1882
for the University, [Cambridgeshire], 1882-91
Chairman of: Committees of House of Commons and Deputy Speaker 1874-80
Privy Councillor: 1880
Postmaster-General: 1886-91
Introduced the express-messenger service.
m. 1861:09:26 Charlotte Blanche TREVOR-ROPER dau. of Charles Blayney TREVOR-ROPER, of Plâs Têg, Flintshire ,
d. 1891:08:24 at his residence, Llwynegrin, Flintshire ,
brother of Francis W. RAIKES (1867), Arthur S. (1874) and George W. (1864)
father of Henry St John Digby RAIKES (1882) and of Thomas A. (1895)
( Inns of Court ; Foster, Men at the Bar; D.N.B .)