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Harold John 
Tennant
1865 - 1935


Harold John 
Tennant
, MP Retired Superintendant of factories (1901). Issue. Cambs. Alumni entry reads: TENNANT, HAROLD JOHN College: TRINITY Entered: Michs. 1885 Born: Nov. 11, 1865 Died: Adm. pens. at TRINITY, May 12, 1885. [Youngest] s. of [Sir] Charles [1st Bart.], of 35, Gloucester Square, London (and Emma, dau. of Richard Winsloe, Esq., of Taunton). B. [Nov. 11, 1865], at Glen, Innerleithen, Peebles. School, Eton. Matric. Michs. 1885; B.A. 1888. Private Secretary to Mr Asquith, 1892-5. M.P. for Berwickshire, 1894-1918. Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade, 1909-11; Financial Secretary to the War Office, 1911-12; Under-Secretary of State for War, 1912-16. Secretary for Scotland, 1916. P.C. 1914. Of Great Maytham, Rolvenden, Kent, Edinglassie, Strathdon, Aberdeens., and 33, Bruton Street, London. J.P. for Kent, 1912; D.L. for Aberdeens., 1915. Married (1) Oct. 1, 1889, Helen Elizabeth, dau. of Major Gordon Duff, of Drummuir; (2) July 8, 1896, Margaret Edith, dau. of George Whitley Abraham, and had issue. Author, Letters from a Lowland Keeper. Died Nov. 9, 1935, at Great Maytham; buried at Edinglassie. Brother of Edward P. (1878). (Eton Sch. Lists; Who was Who; Burke,P. and B.; The Times, Nov. 11, 1935.)
Born: The Glen, Traquair, Peebles, , Scotland 18th Nov 1865 Baptised:
Died: Great Maytham, , , England 9th Nov 1935 Buried: Edinglassie, , , Scotland Nov 1935
Family:
Tennant
  of Innes

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

1.
Harold John 
Tennant
(
Gordon Duff
,
Abraham
) 1865 - 1935
2.
Sir Charles 
Tennant
(
Winsloe
) 1823 - post 1864
4.
John 
Tennant
1796 - 1878
 
3.
Emma 
Winsloe
(
Tennant
) 1828 - 1895
6.
7.
Charlotte 
?
(
Winsloe
) + post 1828

Siblings


1.
M/? 
Tennant
* post 1849
2.
Pauline Emma 
Tennant
(
Gordon Duff
) 1855 - post 1875
3.
Charles 
Tennant
* 1856
4.
Charlotte (Charty) Monckton 
Tennant
(
Lister
) 1858 - 1911
5.
Edward (Eddy) Priaulx 
Tennant
(
Wyndham
) 1859 - 1920
6.
Catherine Lucy 
Tennant
* 1860
7.
Francis John 
Tennant
(
Redmayne
) 1861 - 1942
8.
Octavia Laura Mary 
Tennant
(
Lyttleton
) 1862 - 1886
9.
Frances Lucy 
Tennant
(
Charteris
) c. 1863 - 1925
10.
Emma Alice Margaret (Margot) 
Tennant
(
Asquith
) 1864 - 1945

Spouses



1. 1st Oct 1889
Helen Elizabeth 
Gordon Duff
(
Tennant
) + 1892
2. 8th Jul 1896
Margaret (May) Edith 
Abraham
(
Tennant
) 1871 - 1946

Descendants
[ Options ]

a. ?
1.
M/? 
Tennant
2.
F/? 
Tennant
b.
Margaret (May) Edith 
Abraham
(
Tennant
) 1871 - 1946
3.
Henry 
Tennant
1897 - post 1901
4.
hidden
4a. ?
4.1.
hidden
...
Sources

Census

Timeline


18th Nov 1865Born Traquair, Peebles, Scotland
3rd Apr 1881Lodger in 1881 census (census) Eton, Berks., England
1st Oct 1889Married
Helen Elizabeth 
Gordon Duff
(
Tennant
) + 1892
8th Jul 1896Married
Margaret (May) Edith 
Abraham
(
Tennant
) 1871 - 1946
1901Head of household in 1901 census (census) England
9th Nov 1935Died Great Maytham, England
Nov 1935Buried Edinglassie, Scotland
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