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R. A. Cross, 1st Viscount Cross

Richard Assheton Cross, 1st Viscount Cross, (30 May 1823 – 8 January 1914), known before his elevation to the peerage as R. A. Cross, was a British statesman and Conservative politician. [1]

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Benjamin Disraeli

Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British Conservative politician and writer, who twice served as Prime Minister.

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Call to the bar

The call to the bar is a legal term of art in most common law jurisdictions where persons must be qualified to be allowed to argue in court on behalf of another party, and are then said to have been "called to the bar" or to have received a "call to the bar".

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Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster is, in modern times, a ministerial office in Her Majesty's Government that includes as part of its duties, the administration of the estates and rents of the Duchy of Lancaster.

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Charles Grenfell (1790–1867)

Charles Pascoe Grenfell (4 April 1790 – 21 March 1867) was a British businessman and Liberal Party politician.

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Charles Turner (MP)

Charles Turner (13 June 1803 – 15 October 1875) was a British businessman and Conservative politician.

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Conservative Party (UK)

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.

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Edward Marjoribanks, 2nd Baron Tweedmouth

Edward Marjoribanks, 2nd Baron Tweedmouth (8 July 1849 – 15 September 1909) was a moderate British Liberal Party statesman who sat in the House of Commons from 1880 until 1894 when he inherited his peerage and then sat in the House of Lords.

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GCR Classes 8D and 8E

GCR Classes 8D and 8E were two pairs of three-cylinder compound steam locomotives of the 4-4-2 wheel arrangement built in 1905 and 1906 for the Great Central Railway.

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Great Central Railway

The Great Central Railway (GCR) was a railway company in England which came into being when the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway changed its name in 1897 in anticipation of the opening in 1899 of its London Extension (see Great Central Main Line).

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Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford (30 October 1828 – 18 August 1911), known as Sir Henry James between 1873 and 1895, was an Anglo-Welsh lawyer and statesman.

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Home Secretary

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department (Home Secretary) is a senior official as one of the Great Offices of State within Her Majesty's Government and head of the Home Office.

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Hugh Childers

Hugh Culling Eardley Childers (25 June 1827 – 29 January 1896) was a British and Australian Liberal statesman of the nineteenth century.

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Ian Allan Publishing

Ian Allan Publishing is a UK publisher, established in 1942, which specialises in transport magazines and books.

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Inner Temple

The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, commonly known as Inner Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court (professional associations for barristers and judges) in London.

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John Ireland Blackburne (1817–1893)

John Ireland Blackburne (28 May 1817 – 5 September 1893) was a British army officer and Conservative politician.

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John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley

John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley KG, PC, DL (7 January 1826 – 8 April 1902), known as the Lord Wodehouse from 1846 to 1866, was a British Liberal politician.

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Lancashire

Lancashire (archaically the County Palatine of Lancaster; abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.

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Liverpool West Derby (UK Parliament constituency)

Liverpool, West Derby is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Stephen Twigg of the Labour Party and Co-operative Party.

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Lord Privy Seal

The Lord Privy Seal (or, more formally, the Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal) is the fifth of the Great Officers of State in the United Kingdom, ranking beneath the Lord President of the Council and above the Lord Great Chamberlain.

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Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway

The Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway (MS&LR) was formed by amalgamation in 1847.

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Newton (UK Parliament constituency)

Newton was a parliamentary borough in the county of Lancashire, in England.

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Politician

A politician (from Classical Greek πόλις, "polis") is a person holding or seeking an office within a government, usually by means of an election, voted for either by people or by a definitive group in the government.

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Power station

A power station (also referred to as a generating station, power plant, powerhouse, or generating plant) is an industrial facility for the generation of electric power.

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Preston (UK Parliament constituency)

Preston is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2000 by Mark Hendrick, a member of the Labour Party and of the Co-operative Party.

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Preston, Lancashire

Preston is a city and the administrative centre of Lancashire, England.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Richard Assheton Cross, 2nd Viscount Cross

Richard Assheton Cross, 2nd Viscount Cross (28 January 1882 – 14 March 1932), was a British peer and civil servant.

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, (3 February 1830 – 22 August 1903), styled Lord Robert Cecil before 1865 and Viscount Cranborne from June 1865 until April 1868, was a British Conservative statesman and thrice Prime Minister, serving for a total of over 13 years.

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Robert Lowe

Robert Lowe, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke PC (4 December 1811 – 27 July 1892), British statesman, was a pivotal but often forgotten figure who shaped British politics in the latter half of the 19th century.

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Robert Townley Parker

Robert Townley Parker (1793-1879) was a Unionist Member of Parliament for the United Kingdom House of Commons constituency of Preston.

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Secretary of State for India

The Secretary of State for India, or India Secretary, was the British Cabinet minister and the political head of the India Office responsible for the governance of Aden, British India and Burma.

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Sinecure

A sinecure (from Latin sine.

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Sir George Strickland, 7th Baronet

Sir George Strickland, 7th Baronet (26 May 1782 – 23 December 1874), also known as Sir George Cholmley was an English Member of Parliament and lawyer.

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Sir Thomas Fermor-Hesketh, 5th Baronet

Sir Thomas George Fermor-Hesketh, 5th baronet (11 January 1825 - 20 August 1872) was an English Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1862 to 1872.

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South West Lancashire (UK Parliament constituency)

South West Lancashire was a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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The Right Honourable

The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius and occasionally elsewhere.

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Thomas Legh, 2nd Baron Newton

Thomas Wodehouse Legh, 2nd Baron Newton PC, DL (18 March 1857 – 21 March 1942), was a British diplomat and Conservative politician who served as Paymaster-General during the First World War.

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Trinity College, Cambridge

Trinity College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England.

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United Kingdom general election, 1857

In the 1857 United Kingdom general election, the Whigs, led by Lord Palmerston, finally won a majority in the House of Commons as the Conservative vote fell significantly.

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United Kingdom general election, 1868

The 1868 United Kingdom general election was the first after passage of the Reform Act 1867, which enfranchised many male householders, thus greatly increasing the number of men who could vote in elections in the United Kingdom.

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United Kingdom general election, 1885

The 1885 United Kingdom general election was from 24 November to 18 December 1885.

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United Kingdom general election, 1886

The 1886 United Kingdom general election took place from 1–27 July 1886.

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University of Cambridge

The University of CambridgeThe corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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Viscount Cross

Viscount Cross, of Broughton-in-Furness in the County of Lancaster, was a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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William Cross (British politician)

The Honourable William Henry Cross (22 August 1856 – 11 December 1892), was a British Conservative politician.

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William Vernon Harcourt (politician)

Sir William George Granville Venables Vernon Harcourt (14 October 1827 – 1 October 1904) was a British lawyer, journalist and Liberal statesman.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._A._Cross,_1st_Viscount_Cross

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