Sir Lord Oliver Russell GCSI GCIE

Died aged c. 66

Sir Arthur Oliver Villiers Russell, 2nd Baron Ampthill GCSI GCIE JP DL (19 February 1869 – 7 July 1935) was a British peer, rower and administrator who served as the Governor of Madras from October 1900 to February 1906 and acted as the Viceroy of India from April to December 1904. Russell served as the Assistant Private Secretary to Joseph Chamberlain in 1895-97, and then Private Secretary, from 1897 to 1900, when he was appointed Governor of Madras. Russell also served as the Viceroy of India from April to December 1904, when Lord Curzon was re-elected for a second term.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

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This stone was laid by the right honourable Lord Ampthill GCSI GCIE most worshipful Pro Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England on the 2nd July 1929 to commemorate the rebuilding of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Bancroft Basin, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom where they laid the stone (1929)