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CodeNA9747
Dates1867-1939
Person NameMount-Temple; family; Baron and Lady
Epithetfamily
ActivityWilliam Ashley was born in 1867 and educated at Harrow and Magdalen College, Oxford. During the First World War he was in command of the 20th. King’s Liverpool Regiment, though he continued to sit as a Conservative MP, having been elected in 1906. He was created Baron Mount-Temple of Lee, Southampton, in 1932, and died in 1939. Lady Mount-Temple was his second wife, the Hon. Mrs. Forbes-Sempill (nee Spencer), whom he married in 1914: his first wife, Maud Cassel, whom he married in 1901, died in 1911.
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