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CodeNA9342
Dates1774-1848
Person NameBaring; Alexander (1774-1848); Baron Ashburton
SurnameBaring
ForenamesAlexander
EpithetBaron Ashburton
ActivityThe Right Honourable Alexander Baring (1774-1848), , 1st Baron Ashburton, was born on 7 October 1774, the second son of Sir Francis Baring (1740-1810). He was President of the Board of Trade and Master of the Mint in 1835. On 10 April 1935 he was created Baron Ashburton of Ashburton, Devon. He married Anne Louisa (d 1848), eldest daughter of William Bingham of Philadelphia, a Senator of the USA. Their daughter was Harriet, Marchioness of Bath. He died on 12 May 1848.
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