Tennyson, Hallam

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Tennyson, Hallam Gender: M
born on 11 August 1852 at 09:30 (= 09:30 AM )
Place Twickenham, England, 51n27, 0w20
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 18°47' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 26°23 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 08°35'

Hallam Tennyson


British peer who served as the second Governor-General of Australia (9 January 1903 – 21 January 1904). He was the elder son of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, the most popular and prominent poet of late Victorian England, and was named after his father's late friend Arthur Hallam. On his father's death in 1892, Hallam Tennyson inherited the title Baron Tennyson, and also the role of official biographer. His 'Tennyson: a Memoir' was published in 1897. He married twice. Died 2 December 1928 aged 76 in Freshwater, Isle of Wight.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes his father's letter to Mrs Browning (dated 11 August 1852) transcribed in "Alfred, Lord Tennyson: A Memoir" by Hallam Tennyson (Cambridge University Press, 2012), p. 357: "my wife was delivered of a fine boy at 9.30 a.m. this day."


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (Son of Alfred, Lord Tennyson)
  • Vocation : Politics : Other Politics (Governor-General of Australia, 1903-1904)
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer