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  John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (1826-1902), English statesman, was born on 7 January 1826, being the eldest son of the Hon.
Henry Wodehouse and grandson of the 2nd Baron Wodehouse (the barony dating from 1797), whom he succeeded in 1846.
Lord Kimberley was an admirable departmental chief, but it is difficult to associate his own personality with any ministerial act during his occupation of all these posts.
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 KIMBERLEY - LoveToKnow Article on KIMBERLEY
Kimberley was founded in 1870 by diggers who discovered diamonds on the farms of Du Toits Pan and Bultfontein.
The Colesberg Kopje mine was in July 1873 renamed Kimberley in honor of the then secretary of state for the colonies, the ist earl of Kimberley, by whose direction the mines werein 1871taken under the protection of Great Britain.
Kimberley was also chosen as the name of the town into which the mining camps developed.
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 Earl of Kimberley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Earl of Kimberley is a peerage title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
It was created in 1866 for John Wodehouse, 3rd Baron Wodehouse, at the end of his tenure as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
John Wodehouse, 3rd Baron Wodehouse (1826-1902) (became Earl of Kimberley in 1866)
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 CONK! Encyclopedia: Kimberley,_South_Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Kimberley is a town in South Africa, and the capital of the Northern Cape.
A town, New Rush, was formed in the area, and was renamed to Kimberley on 5 June 1873, after the British Secretary of State for the Colonies at the time, John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley.
Kimberley has proposed the new Kimberley Stadium to be built in May 2007 for the 2010 Football World Cup
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 John Wodehouse, 2nd Earl of Kimberley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John Wodehouse, 2nd Earl of Kimberley (December 10, 1848 - January 7, 1932) was a British peer and landowner, who was the first member of the Labour Party in the House of Lords.
His father John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley was a leading Liberal statesman in the government of William Gladstone and the family were noted landowners in Norfolk.
Kimberley was returned as a Labour candidate to Norfolk County Council in 1922, and was also Chairman of his Rural District Council and Board of Guardians.
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 KIMBERLEY, 1ST EARL OF - LoveToKnow Article on KIMBERLEY, 1ST EARL OF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
KIMBERLEY, 1ST EARL OF - LoveToKnow Article on KIMBERLEY, 1ST EARL OF whose father is said to have acted there as a Roman magistrate.
Founded about 1140 by Hugh de Morville, lord of Cunninghame, for Tyronensian monks of the Benedictine order, it was dedicated to St Winnin, who lived on the spot in the 8th century and has given his name to the town.
Kilwinning is the traditional birthplace of Scottish freemasonry, the lodge, believed to have been founded by the foreign architects and masons who came to build the abbey, being regarded as the mother lodge in Scotland.
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 thePeerage.com - Person Page 3639
John Wodehouse, 2nd Earl of Kimberley was the son of John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley and Lady Florence FitzGibbon.
John Wodehouse, 3rd Earl of Kimberley was the son of John Wodehouse, 2nd Earl of Kimberley and Isabel Geraldine Stracey.
Sir John Wodehouse, 4th Earl of Kimberley is the son of John Wodehouse, 3rd Earl of Kimberley and Francis Margaret Irby.
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 KIMBERLEY, SOUTH AFRICA FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A town, New Rush, was formed in the area, and was renamed to Kimberley on 5_June 1873, after the British Secretary of State for the Colonies at the time, John_Wodehouse,_1st_Earl_of_Kimberley.
The largest, The Kimberley mine or "Big Hole" covering 170 000 m², reached a depth of 1 097 m and yielded 3 tons of diamonds.
Kimberley has proposed the new Kimberley_Stadium to be built in May 2007 for the 2010_Football_World_Cup
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 Secretary of State for India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn (1908) 1905 - 1910
Robert Crewe-Milnes, 1st Earl of Crewe, 1st Marquess of Crewe (1911) 1910 - 1915
Frederick Smith, Earl of Birkenhead 1924 - 1928
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 CONK! Encyclopedia: Kimberley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Kimberley, South Africa is the capital of Northern Cape Province, South Africa, made famous for rich deposits of diamonds found in the kimberlite there.
John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (1826-1902) was British colonial secretary and foreign minister, a member of the Liberal party.
The earls of Kimberley, Wodehouse's heirs, continue the line to the present.
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 thePeerage.com - Person Page 3636
John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley was the son of Henry Wodehouse and Anne Gurdon.
Henry Wodehouse was the son of John Wodehouse, 2nd Baron Wodehouse and Charlotte Laura Norris.
Henry Wodehouse was the son of Henry Wodehouse and Anne Gurdon.
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 Secretary of State for the Colonies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Previously those responsibilities had fallen to the Secretary of State for the Southern Department, who was responsible for Southern England, Wales, Ireland, the American colonies, and relations with the Catholic and Muslim states of Europe.
John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (July 6, 1870 - February 17, 1874)
John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (April 21, 1880 - December 16, 1882)
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 John Witherspoon - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation John Witherspoon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John Witherspoon (February 15, 1723–November 15, 1794), was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Jersey.
In answer to an objection that the country was not yet ready for independence, he replied that it "was not only ripe for the measure, but in danger of rotting for the want of it." He was praised by George Washington, John Adams and Benjamin Franklin for his devotion to the Revolutionary cause.
He suffered a series of eye injuries and was blind when he died on his farm "Tusculum," just outside of Princeton.
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 John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley.
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Along with Sir Henry Drummond Wolff, Sir John Gorst and occasionally Arthur Balfour, he made himself known as the audacious opponent of the Liberal administration and the unsparing critic of the Conservative front bench.
The "fourth party," as it was nicknamed, at first did little damage to the government, but awakened the opposition from its apathy; Churchill roused the Conservatives by leading resistance to Bradlaugh, the member for Northampton, who, though an avowed atheist or agnostic, was prepared to take the parliamentary oath.
In the autumn election of 1885 he contested Central Birmingham against John Bright, and though defeated here, was at the same time returned by a very large majority for South Paddington.
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 Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley (April 30, 1827 - June 2, 1828)
Stafford Henry Northcote, 1st Earl of Iddesleigh (August 3, 1886 - January 12, 1887) (Resigned)
John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (March 11, 1894 - June 21, 1895)
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 Kimberley --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
In 1885 the Cape Town Railway reached Kimberley, and during the South African War the town was besieged by the Boers for 126 days until relieved by General John French on Feb. 15, 1900.
Kimberley's gardens and squares are dotted with memorials, including an equestrian statue of Rhodes.
Kimberley is the main city of Griqualand West.
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John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (1826-1902) was born at Wymondham, Norfolk, the eldest son of the Hon.
ASQUITH (Herbert Henry) 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, 1852-1928.
BERTIE (Francis Leveson) 1st Viscount Bertie of Thame, 1844-1919.
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 Kimberley --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Founded after the discovery of diamonds on farms in the area in 1869–71, the mining camp of Kimberley grew as a result of the intensive digging of the diamond-bearing pipe at the hill called Colesberg Koppie.
With an area of about 140,000 square miles (360,000 square km), the plateau is composed chiefly of sandstone with patches of basalt (Kimberley Block) and is characterized by deep valleys such as the Geikie and Windjama...
The Ord River in the Kimberley plateau region of northeastern Western Australia rises in the Albert Edward Range and follows an easterly and northerly course for 300 miles (500 kilometers) to Cambridge Gulf.
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 ipedia.com: Liberal Party (UK) Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the years after Grey's retirement the party was led first by Lord Melbourne, a fairly traditional Whig, and then by Lord John Russell, the son of an Earl but a crusading radical, and Lord Palmerston, a renegade Irish Tory and essentially a conservative, although capable of radical gestures.
Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1925) 1908-1916
Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1925) 1916-1926
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 Secretary of State for India - TheBestLinks.com - August 3, August 14, August 18, August 25, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (December 16, 1882 - June 9, 1885)
John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (February 6, 1886 - July 20, 1886)
John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (August 18, 1892 - March 10, 1894)
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 Hudson's Bay Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Throughout the 1820s and 1830s the company controlled nearly all trading operations in the Oregon Country, based out of the company headquarters at Fort Vancouver on the Columbia River.
Although authority over the region was nominally shared by the U.S. and Britain through the Anglo-American Convention of 1818, company policy, enforced via Chief John McLoughlin of the company's Columbia District, was to actively discourage U.S. settlement of the territory.
Current members of the board of directors of the Hudson's Bay Company are: David Colceugh, Yves Fortier, David Galloway, Paul Gobeil, Kerry Hawkins, George Heller, Barbara Hislop, James Hume, Donna Kaufman, Peter Kaursland, Thomas A. Knowlton, and Peter Mills.
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 Liberal Party (UK) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As early as 1839 Russell had adopted the name Liberal Party, but in reality the party was a loose coalition of Whigs in the (The upper house of the British parliament) House of Lords and (A person who has radical ideas or opinions) Radicals in the Commons.
The leading Radicals were (Click link for more info and facts about John Bright) John Bright and (Click link for more info and facts about Richard Cobden) Richard Cobden, who represented the manufacturing towns which had gained representation under the Reform Act.
Another group under (Click link for more info and facts about Sir John Simon) Sir John Simon emerged who were prepared to continue their support for the government and take the Liberal places in the Cabinet if there were resignations.
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 Kimberley biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This article is about the town of Kimberley in South Africa.
See also Kimberley, Nottinghamshire for the town in England, and The Kimberleys for the region of Western Australia.
A town, New Rush, was formed in the area, renamed to Kimberley in 1873, after the British Secretary of State for the Colonies, John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (1826-1902).
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 Category:Lords Lieutenant of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair
Francis Thomas de Grey Cowper, 7th Earl Cowper
This page was last modified 07:28, 8 Dec 2004.
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 KIMBERLEY, John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of autographs, letters, documents, manuscripts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A relatively informal and personal letter reflecting Kimberley's views to a close colleague.
At this time Kimberley had ceased to be colonial secretary and now held the India Office, hence perhaps the disparity of subjects.
I understand the Scotch pride in their educational past but I hope the danger of separatist tendencies will not be overlooked on the other side of the Tweed.
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 Science Fresh : Article 'Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
William Cavendish's descendants were Earls of Devonshire at first.
The dukedom started when William Cavendish, the 4th Earl of Devonshire, was created the 1st Duke of Devonshire in 1694 (see below).
In 1854, military reforms led to the War Office and Colonial Office being split up, and the office of Secretary of State for the Colonies was recreated.
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 Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Lord Grenville 1791 - 1801
Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley[?] 1809 - 1812
Alexander Douglas-Home, 14th Earl of Derby 1960 - 1963
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John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (July 6, 1870 -
Robert Crewe-Milnes, 1st Earl of Crewe (April 12,
Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs was created, the Colonial Office had responsibility for all British colonies and dominions besides India, which had its own Secretary of State.
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