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James Edmondson, 1st Baron Sandford

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Albert James Edmondson, 1st Baron Sandford (29 June 1887 – 16 May 1959) was a British Conservative Party politician.

He was the oldest son of James Edmondson, the north London property developer.[1]

At the 1922 general election, he was elected to the House of Commons as Member of Parliament (MP) for Banbury. He was knighted in the 1934 Birthday Honours by King George V.

Edmondson was a member of the anti-semite Right Club.[2] He held his parliamentary seat until he stepped down at the 1945 general election.

He was elevated to the peerage as Baron Sandford, of Banbury in the County of Oxford on 14 July 1945.[3]

From 1939 to 1942, he served as a government whip, with the title of Vice-Chamberlain of the Household. He died in Westminster aged 71.


  1. ^ Recent Plaques. London Borough of Islington, 22 March 2015. Archived at WaybackMachine. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  2. ^ Lashmar, Paul. Secrets of the Red Book: The Who's Who of British Nazis Exposed, The Independent, 9 Jan 2000
  3. ^ "No. 37193". The London Gazette. 24 July 1945. p. 3835.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Rhys Rhys-Williams
Member of Parliament for Banbury
Succeeded by
Douglas Dodds-Parker
Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Grimston
Vice-Chamberlain of the Household
Succeeded by
William Whytehead Boulton
Treasurer of the Household
Succeeded by
George Mathers
Peerage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baron Sandford
Succeeded by
John Cyril Edmondson