Norman family

Norman family

The Norman family became prominent in British banking circles from about 1820 to 1950. The most prominent member of the family was Montagu Norman. the powerful Governor of the Bank of England 1920 to 1944.

  • George Warde Norman (1793-1882), was a director of the Bank of England from 1821 to 1872.[1]

Sevenoaks, on 15 November 1870.[2] They had three children together:

  1. Sir Montagu Norman (the 1st Baron Norman (6 September 1871–4 February 1950)[3], a long serving Governor of the Bank of England) and
  2. Ronald Collet Norman (1873–5 December 1963), chaired the BBC and the London County Council.

Mark Norman CBE (3 April 1910-1994) was an English banker, managing director of Lazard Brothers, the merchant bankers and chairman of Gallaher, the cigarette manufacturers. He was a son of Ronald Collet Norman. His own son is David Norman (born 30 January 1941), a management consultant and entrepreneur.

  • Philip Norman (1842-1931), another son of George Warde Norman, was a noted artist, author and antiquarian.

The banking Normans are not descended from the dukes of Rutland.[4], but are related to the Bonham-Carter family [5].

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Notes and references

  1. ^ Bertrand Gille. Travaux de droit, d'économie, de sociologie et de sciences politiques. Librarie Droz, 1965.[1]. Retrieved 3 October 2007. Gille comments on the intermarriages between banking families, long-established and newcomers.
  2. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, p. 14
  3. ^ Henry Clay. Lord Norman. St. Martin's Press, 1957. 495 pp. According to Clay, Montagu was the eldest child.
  4. ^ One Richard Norman married Lady Elizabeth Isabella Manners, daughter of the 4th Duke of Rutland in 1798. [2]. Their son the Reverend F.J. Norman (d. 1888, Rector of Bottesford, Lincolnshire, married his cousin Lady Adeliza Manners, daughter of John Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland in 1835 [3]. Their daughter Elizabeth Cecile Norman married into the Drummond banking family, related to the earls of Perth.
  5. ^ Sir Maurice Bonham Carter (grandfather of actress Helena Bonham Carter) was grandson of George Warde Norman, and nephew to Frederick Henry Norman

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