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Joseph Russell Bailey (1840–1906), 1st Baron Glanusk

Photo credit: Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery

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Joseph Russell Bailey was a Welsh Conservative Member of Parliament. In 1864 he served as High Sheriff of Brecknockshire. He was then elected to the British House of Commons for Herefordshire, a seat he held until 1885 when the constituency was abolished. He then represented Hereford between 1886 and 1892. He also served as Lord Lieutenant of Brecknockshire from 1875 to 1905. In 1899 he was raised to the peerage as Baron Glanusk, of Glanusk Park in the County of Brecknock.

Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery





oil on canvas


H 125 x W 100 cm

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transferred, 1974

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Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery

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