Colonel Edwin Wodehouse, R. A.
Sir Edwin Frederick Wodehouse


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Margaret Court-Repington

Sir Edwin Frederick Wodehouse 36,60

  • Born: 1851, Scotland
  • Marriage: Margaret Court-Repington on 21 June 1881 in St. George's Hanover Square, London
  • Died: 1 April 1934, Finmere Grounds, Buckingham aged 83

bullet  General Notes:

From The Times, April 4, 1934

Major Sir Frederick Wodehouse, late R.A., who died at Finmere Grounds,
Buckingham, on sunday at the age of 83, was formerly an Assistant
Commissioner, Metropolitan Police.
The only son of Colonel Edwin Wodehouse, C.B., R.A., Edwin Frederick
Wodehouse was descended from the first Baron Wodehouse, and joined the
Royal Artillery from the Royal Militry Acadmey in 1870. He served in
the Afghan War of 1878-80, receiving the clasp for Ali Musjid. In
1890 he was appointed Assistant Commissioner of the City of London
Police, and in 1902 became an Assistant Commissioner of Metropolitan
Police. He retired in 1918. He was made a C.B. in 1909, a K.C.V.O.
in 1911, and a K.C.B. in 1917. He married, in 1881, Margaret,
daughter of the late C. H. Court Repington, of Amington Hall,
Tamworth; she died in 1927 leaving one daughter.
The funeral will be a Brookwood Cemetary at 2.30 to-morrow, and there
wil be a memorial service at Holy Trinity, Sloane Street, simultaneously.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census UK 1901: 1901, 108 Belgrave Road, London. 682

2. Census UK 1911: 1911, 108 Belgrave Road, London. 10

3. Resided: 1 April 1934, Finmere Grounds, Buckingham. 13

4. He had an estate probated on 5 July 1934 in London. 13


Edwin married Margaret Court-Repington, daughter of Charles Henry Wyndham Court-Repington and Emily Currie, on 21 June 1881 in St. George's Hanover Square, London. (Margaret Court-Repington was born in 1856 in London and died on 2 November 1927 in Chelsea, London 13.)

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