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Henry Allsopp, 1st Baron Hindlip

Politician from United Kingdom

Henry Allsopp, 1st Baron Hindlip (19 February 1811 – 2 April 1887), known as Sir Henry Allsopp, Bt, between 1880 and 1886, was a British businessman and Conservative politician. Allsopp was the third son of Samuel Allsopp (12 August 1780 - 26 February 1838), the son of James Allsopp and Anne Wilson, head of the brewery firm of Samuel Allsopp & Sons of Burton-on-Trent and his wife Frances Fowler. Allsopp succeeded his father in the running of the family business and also represented East Worcestershire in the House of Commons between 1874 and 1880. In 1874 he was made a Deputy Lieutenant of Worcestershire. He was created a Baronet, of Hindlip Hall in the Parish of Hindlip in the County of Worcester, in 1880, and raised to the peerage as Baron Hindlip, of Hindlip in the County of Worcester and of Alsop-en-le-Dale in the County of Derby, in 1886. Lord Hindlip married Elizabeth Tongue, daughter of William Tongue, in 1839. He died in April 1887, aged 76, and was succeeded in his titles by his eldest son Samuel. His son George Higginson Allsopp was MP for Worcester, and Alfred Percy Allsopp was MP for Taunton. Another son Herbert Allsopp was a cricketer and army officer. Lady Hindlip  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1811-02-19
Nationality
United Kingdom

Political career

Party From To
Conservative Party

Death

Date of death
1887-04-02

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