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Robert Arthur Talbot 
Gascoyne-Cecil
1830 - 1903


Robert Arthur Talbot 
Gascoyne-Cecil
, Prime minister 1885-6, 1886-92, 1895-1902. Wrote pungent articles for Quarterly Review; secretary for India (1866-67, 1874-78), for foreign affairs (1878); leader of opposition in House of Lords on death of Disraeli (1881); helped defeat Gladstone's home rule bill (1893); opponent of democracy and radical ideas of progress. Prime minister and foreign secretary (1885-86, 1886-92, 1895-1902); followed imperialist but cautiously conciliatory policy; annexed Burma; strengthened hold on Upper Nile and Zanzibar; secured open door in China; reconquered Sudan (1896); retired, after conducting Boer War (1902), in favour of his nephew A.J. Balfour.

Born: Hatfield, Herts., England 3rd Feb 1830 Baptised:
Died: Hatfield, Herts., England 22nd Aug 1903 Buried: Hatfield, Herts., England 1903
Family:
Gascoyne-Cecil

Titles:

Ancestors
[ Patrilineage | Matrilineage | Earliest Ancestors | Force | Force2 | Set Relationship | Relationship | Options ]

1.
Robert Arthur Talbot 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Alderson
) 1830 - 1903
2.
James Brownlow William 
Gascoyne-Cecil
  formerly Cecil
(
Gascoyne
,
Sackville-West
) 1791 - 1868
4.
James 
Cecil
(
Hill
) 1748 - 1823
5.
Emily Mary 
Hill
(
Cecil
) 1750 - 1835
3.
Frances Mary 
Gascoyne
(
Gascoyne-Cecil
) 1802 - 1839
6.
Bamber 
Gascoyne
(
Price
) 1758 - 1824
7.
Sarah Bridget Frances 
Price
(
Gascoyne
) 1767 - post 1794

Siblings


1.
James Emilius William Evelyn 
Gascoyne-Cecil
1821 - 1865
2.
Mildred Arabella Charlotte 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Beresford-Hope
) 1822 - 1881
3.
Arthur George Villiers 
Gascoyne-Cecil
1823 - 1825
4.
Blanche Mary Harriet 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Balfour
) 1825 - 1872
5.
Evelyn Georgiana Geraldine 
Gascoyne-Cecil
1827 - 1828
6.
Lt.Col. Eustace Brownlow Henry 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Scott
) 1834 - 1921
7.
Sackville Arthur 
Cecil
1848 - 1898
8.
Mary Arabella Arthur 
Cecil
(
Stewart
) 1850 - 1903
9.
Arthur Gascoigne 
Cecil
(
Wilson
) 1851 - 1913
10.
Lt.Col. Lionel 
Cecil
1853 - 1901
11.
Margaret Elizabeth 
Cecil
1854 - 1919

Spouses



1. 11th Jul 1857
Georgina Caroline 
Alderson
(
Gascoyne-Cecil
) 1827 - 1899

Descendants
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a.
Georgina Caroline 
Alderson
(
Gascoyne-Cecil
) 1827 - 1899
1.
Gwendolen 
Cecil
1860 - 1945
2.
James Edward Hubert 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Gore
) 1861 - 1947
2a.
Cicely Alice 
Gore
(
Gascoyne-Cecil
) 1867 - 1955
2.1.
Beatrice Mildred Edith 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Ormsby-Gore
) 1891 - 1980 ...
2.2.
Robert (Bobbety) Arthur James 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Cavendish
) 1893 - 1972 ...
2.3.
Mary Alice 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Cavendish
) 1895 - 1988 ...
2.4.
Edward Christian David 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
MacCarthy
) 1902 - 1986 ...
3.
Rt.Rev. Rupert Ernest William 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Bootle-Wilbraham
) 1863 - 1936
3a.
Florence Mary 
Bootle-Wilbraham
(
Gascoyne-Cecil
) 1863 - post 1887
3.1.
Randle William 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Jannaway
,
Turner
) 1889 - 1917 ...
3.2.
Victor Alexander 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Watson
) 1891 - 1977 ...
3.3.
John Arthur 
Gascoyne-Cecil
1893 - 1918
3.4.
Rupert Edward 
Gascoyne-Cecil
1895 - 1915
3.5.
Eve Alice 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Shelley
) 1900 - 1994
3.6.
Mary Edith 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Manners
) 1900 - 1994 ...
3.7.
Annie 
Gascoyne-Cecil
1906 - 1924
4.
Edgar Algernon Robert 
Cecil
(
Lambton
) 1864 - 1958
5.
Fanny Georgina Mildred 
Cecil
1866 - 1867
6.
Col. Edward Herbert 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Maxse
) 1867 - 1918
6a.
Violet Georgina 
Maxse
(
Gascoyne-Cecil
) 1872 - 1958
6.1.
George Edward 
Gascoyne-Cecil
1895 - 1914
6.2.
Helen Mary 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Hardinge
) 1901 - 1979 ...
7.
Hugh Richard Heathcote 
Gascoyne-Cecil
1869 - 1956
8.
Beatrix Maud 
Cecil
(
Palmer
) + 1950
8a.
William Waldegrave 
Palmer
(
Cecil
) 1859 - 1942
8.1.
Mabel Laura Georgiana 
Palmer
(
Grey
) ...
8.2.
Roundell Cecil 
Palmer
(
Ridley
,
de Thomkahaza
) 1887 - 1971 ...
8.3.
Robert 
Palmer
+ 1916
Sources

Timeline


3rd Feb 1830Born Hatfield, Herts., England
post 1830
Robert Arthur Talbot 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Alderson
) 1830 - 1903 inherited the title
Cecil
  of Essendon [B]
post 1830
Robert Arthur Talbot 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Alderson
) 1830 - 1903 inherited the title
Salisbury
  [E]
post 1830
Robert Arthur Talbot 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Alderson
) 1830 - 1903 inherited the title
Cranborne
  [V]
11th Jul 1857Married
Georgina Caroline 
Alderson
(
Gascoyne-Cecil
) 1827 - 1899
12th Apr 1868
Robert Arthur Talbot 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Alderson
) 1830 - 1903 inherited the title
Salisbury
  [M]
25th Jul 1886
Robert Arthur Talbot 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Alderson
) 1830 - 1903 inherited the title
Prime Minister
  [UK]
25th Jun 1895
Robert Arthur Talbot 
Gascoyne-Cecil
(
Alderson
) 1830 - 1903 inherited the title
Prime Minister
  [UK]
1903Buried Hatfield, Herts., England
22nd Aug 1903Died Hatfield, Herts., England
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