Advertisement

Sir Montagu Sharpe

Advertisement

Sir Montagu Sharpe

Birth
Hanwell, London Borough of Ealing, Greater London, England
Death
23 Aug 1942 (aged 84)
Hanwell, London Borough of Ealing, Greater London, England
Burial
Hanwell, London Borough of Ealing, Greater London, England Add to Map
Plot
Walk through the main gate towards the chapel and Sir Montagu's grave is halfway along on your right. His memorial is a stone placed in the middle of a plot to John Parsons, Royal Navy, his wife, Mary Anne and their Daughter Mary Annie Lady Sharpe.
Memorial ID
View Source
Famous Middlesex historian, son of Lt Cmdr Benjamin Sharpe, RN and Marianne Fanny Montague, daughter of Rev. G. Montagu of Swaffham, Norfolk.

Called to the Bar Grays Inn 1889, JP from 1896, Chairman of Middlesex Quarter Sessions from 1909 to 1936 - took silk in 1920. Knighted in 1922. Vice Chairman and Chairman of Middlesex County Council. Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Middlesex.

Founder and president of Hanwell Cottage Hospital. Chairman of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Home Office advisor on wild bird protection. Honorary Colonel of the 4th Batallion The Middlesex Regiment. President of London and Middlesex Archaeological Society.

As a Freemason, his rank was Past Grand Deacon of the United Grand Lodge of England and was the founder of many Lodges including the Haven Lodge, Horsa Dun Lodge and the Hanwell Lodge.

Books written by Sir Montagu: Middlesex in Roman and Saxon times, Bygone Hanwell, The Great Ford of the Lower Thames; and Middlesex and the Domesday Book.
Famous Middlesex historian, son of Lt Cmdr Benjamin Sharpe, RN and Marianne Fanny Montague, daughter of Rev. G. Montagu of Swaffham, Norfolk.

Called to the Bar Grays Inn 1889, JP from 1896, Chairman of Middlesex Quarter Sessions from 1909 to 1936 - took silk in 1920. Knighted in 1922. Vice Chairman and Chairman of Middlesex County Council. Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Middlesex.

Founder and president of Hanwell Cottage Hospital. Chairman of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Home Office advisor on wild bird protection. Honorary Colonel of the 4th Batallion The Middlesex Regiment. President of London and Middlesex Archaeological Society.

As a Freemason, his rank was Past Grand Deacon of the United Grand Lodge of England and was the founder of many Lodges including the Haven Lodge, Horsa Dun Lodge and the Hanwell Lodge.

Books written by Sir Montagu: Middlesex in Roman and Saxon times, Bygone Hanwell, The Great Ford of the Lower Thames; and Middlesex and the Domesday Book.

Sponsored by Ancestry

Advertisement

  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: Sep 4, 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41574068/montagu-sharpe: accessed ), memorial page for Sir Montagu Sharpe (28 Oct 1857–23 Aug 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 41574068, citing Hanwell Cemetery, Hanwell, London Borough of Ealing, Greater London, England; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 47175866).