Henry Northcote, 1st Baron Northcote

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Northcote in 1905

Henry Stafford Northcote, 1st Baron Northcote GCMG GCIE CB PC (18 November 1846 – 29 September 1911) was a British Conservative politician. He served as the third Governor-General of Australia from January 1904 to September 1908. Before this, he served as Governor of Bombay from 1900 to 1903. He also served as a member of Parliament for Exeter.

Northcote was born in London, Middlesex. His father was Conservative politician Sir Stafford Northcote. He was married to Alice Stephen. He died in Ashford, Kent, at the age of 64.[1]

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  1. Cunneen, Chris. "Northcote, Henry Stafford (1846–1911)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Australian National University. Retrieved 26 September 2018.