Thursday, June 21, 2007

Captain Hubert Beaumont MP (1883-1948) Yiewsley & West Drayton

Captain Hubert Beaumont MP (1883-1948)
lived at Crows Nest West Drayton , previously at Frays Avenue, Yiewsley

Trade union official

born in 1883, educated at Saltley Coll and Ruskin College, Oxford
member of Derbyshire County Council 1914-1925

member of Yiewsley & West Drayton Urban District Council 1914-1939

Unsuccessfully contested Aldershot in 1924, Harrow in 1929, Peckham in 1931 and Colchester in 1935.

Elected Batley & Morley Member of Parliament in March 1939

member of Luxmoore Commission on Agricultural Education June 1943-1944

Parliamentary Private Secretary to Tom Williams MP Secretary of State for Agriculture 1940-1945

Deputy Speaker in the House of Commons

Member of Parliament for Batley & Morley when he died 2nd December 1948

His wife was Beatrix Alice Beaumont, Frays Avenue, Yiewsley
First elected women to Yiewsley & West Drayton UDC in 1933