Arthur Walsh, 2nd Baron Ormathwaite

Arthur Walsh, 2nd Baron Ormathwaite (14 April 1827 – 27 March 1920) was a British Conservative Party politician, the son of John Walsh, 1st Baron Ormathwaite.

He was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Leominster in 1865, resigning in 1868 by becoming Steward of the Manor of Northstead. This allowed him to stand for Radnorshire and replace his father in the by-election that ensued after the latter was elevated to the peerage.

Walsh was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Radnorshire in 1875, a post he held until 1895. He succeeded his father in the barony in 1881 and died in 1920.

He married Lady Katherine Emily Mary Somerset (1834–1914), daughter of Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Charles Kincaid-Lennox
Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy
Member of Parliament for Leominster
With: Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy 1865–1866
Richard Arkwright 1866–1868
Succeeded by
Arthur Stanhope
Richard Arkwright
Preceded by
Sir John Walsh, Bt
Member of Parliament for Radnorshire
Succeeded by
Sir Richard Green-Price, Bt
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Lord Ormathwaite
Lord Lieutenant of Radnorshire
Succeeded by
Sir Powlett Milbank, Bt
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Walsh
Baron Ormathwaite
Succeeded by
Arthur Walsh

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