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Name: Henry Platt Determine relationship to...
Birth: 26 DEC 1842 OLDHAM Lancashire England Father: John Platt Mother:Alice Radcliffe
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Married: Eleanor Sykes 22 JAN 1868 Edgeley Church, Stockport
Children Born Died
Henry John Heylyn Platt 19 AUG 1869 12 JUL 1893 Drowned at Baramuula, Kashmir
Eric James Walter Platt 15 NOV 1871
Nestor Mary Platt 24 JUL 1873
Gladys Violet Eleanor Platt 8 JUL 1876
Death: 13 OCT 1914 Gordinnog, Wales
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Remarks: Educated at St John's college, Cambridge.
Did not take active part in business but became a Banker and then a farmer at estate of Gorddinog which he inherited. He founded the Welsh Black Cattle Society in 1873, and published 'Notes on Black Cattle' in 1885.
Was defeated by Lloyd George in 1900 election at the Caernavon election.
His son, Major Eric James William Platt (1872-1946) was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge. Only Platt to survive active service in First World War. Gorddinog estate was sold in 1956 on death of his widow.
Mrs Peter Reid - Gammie (written on back of photo)
Mrs Peter Reid (in collection of Marjorie Anderson her granddaughter)