Tonman Mosley, 1st Baron Anslow CB DL
January 1850 – 20 August 1933) was a British businessman, judge and
Anslow was a younger son of Sir Tonman Mosley, 3rd Baronet, and his
wife Catherine, daughter of Reverend John Wood (see Mosley Baronets
for earlier history of the
family). His elder brother Sir Oswald Mosley, 4th Baronet, was the
grandfather of Sir Oswald
Mosley, 6th Baronet
. He was educated at Repton and Corpus Christi
College, Oxford, and was called to the
Temple, in 1874.
Anslow unsuccessfully contested
. In 1897 he was appointed Chairman of the
Quarter Sessions of Derbyshire, a post he held until 1902, and served as Chairman
of the Buckinghamshire
County Council from 1904 to 1921.
Between 1904 and 1923
he was also Chairman of the North Staffordshire Railway
. In 1914 Anslow contested Buckinghamshire
as a Liberal
, but was
once again unsuccessful. He also served as a Deputy Lieutenant
. He was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Bath
and in 1916 he was raised to the peerage as Baron
, of Iver in the County of Buckingham.
Lord Anslow married Lady Hilda Rose, daughter of Archibald
Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton
, in 1881. They had two sons
and two daughters. Both his sons, Captain the Hon. Nicholas Mosley
(1882-1915) (who was killed in the First
) and Edward Hugh Mosley (1884-1910), predeceased him.
Lady Anslow died in June 1928. Lord Anslow survived her by five
years and died in August 1933, aged 83, when the barony became