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Henry FitzHerbert Wright was born 9 October 1870 in "The Hayes", Swanwick, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom to FitzHerbert Wright (1841-1910) and Charlotte Rudolphine Louise von Beckman (c1847-1932) and died 23 February 1947 Yeldersley Hall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Muriel Harriet Fletcher (1873-1953) 13 September 1894 in St Mark's Church, Kennington, Greater London, England, United Kingdom.

He was educated at Eton and Cambridge and became a lawyer. He later joined the family business, the Butterley Company. He was also an alderman on the Derbyshire Council for many years and a Member of Parliament. In 1894 he married Muriel Harriet Fletcher (1873-1953) and they had two sons and six daughters. They are both shown in the photograph below at Yeldersley Hall with some of their grandchildren.

Henry Fitzherbert Wright (1870-1947), his wife and some of their grandchildren at Yeldersley Hall in 1936



Children



Offspring of Henry FitzHerbert Wright and Muriel Harriet Fletcher (1873-1953)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Helen Hermione Wright (1897-1956) 12 November 1897 26 June 1956 Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom Rudolph Philip Elwes (1892-1962)
Margaret Stella Wright (1899-1986)
Evelyn Muriel Wright (1901-1980)
Violet Frances Wright (1904-1986)
Fitzherbert Wright (1905-1975) 1 September 1905 10 April 1975 Doreen Julia Wingfield (1904-1991)
Stephen Camplyon Wright (1907-1977)
Muriel Joyce Wright (1909-1944)
Judith Harriet Wright (1914-1993)

















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