Richard Green-Price

Sir Richard Green-Price, 1st Baronet (18 October 1803 – 11 August 1887), was a Welsh Liberal politician.

Norton Manor

Born Richard Green, he assumed the additional surname of Price as heir to his maternal uncle Richard Price of Norton Manor, Radnorshire. He was returned to Parliament for Radnor in 1863, a seat he held until 1869, and later represented Radnorshire between 1880 and 1885. In 1874 he was created a baronet, of Norton Manor in the parish of Norton in the County of Radnor[1] and in 1876 served as High Sheriff of Radnorshire.[2]

The Price Monument

Green-Price died in August 1887, aged 83.[3] He is commemorated by a Grade-II-listed red granite obelisk near Hengwm Hill north-west of Norton.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "No. 24071". The London Gazette. 3 March 1874. p. 1453.
  2. ^ "No. 24293". The London Gazette. 12 February 1876. p. 638.
  3. ^ The Times Register of Events in ... The Times. 1887. p. xlviii.
  4. ^ "Full Report for Listed Buildings: Price Monument". Cadw. 26 March 1985. Retrieved 21 May 2022.
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Radnor
1863–1869
Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Radnorshire
1880–1885
Succeeded by
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baronet
(of Norton Manor)
1874–1887
Succeeded by
Richard Dansey Green-Price