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Alfred Du Cros

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Alfred du Cros (10 December 1868 – 21 December 1946) was a British politician. He was a Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) in 1910.

1904 DU CROS, Alfred, Wartiand House, Church Street, Kensington, London, W. Car: 15-h.p. Panhard. Hobbies: Sports of all kinds. Was at one time the amateur trick cyclist of Ireland. [1]

Du Cros was elected to the Commons in the January 1910 general election, succeeding the Liberal MP Stopford Brooke in the Bow and Bromley constituency. The January election had produced a hung parliament, and another general election was called in December 1910. Alfred du Cros retired at this election, and his seat was won by the Labour candidate George Lansbury.

1946 Obituary [2] Died aged 78. Husband of Ethel B. Du Cros. The eldest son of William Harvey Du Cros

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Sources of Information

  1. Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book 1904
  2. The Times, Monday, Dec 23, 1946