Maurice Pascal Alers Hankey, First Baron Hankey of the Chart, 1877-1963

  title={Maurice Pascal Alers Hankey, First Baron Hankey of the Chart, 1877-1963},
  author={Basil Ferdinand Jamieson Schonland},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={137 - 146}
  • B. Schonland
  • Published 1 November 1964
  • History
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Maurice Pascal Alers Hankey was born on 1 April 1877. His father, Robert Alers Hankey, had emigrated to South Australia as a young man and bought himself a sheep farm at Warcowie. Maurice Hankey’s mother was Helen Bakewell, daughter of Kenneth Bakewell of Adelaide, who was directly descended from Robert Bakewell (1726-1795), celebrated as the first English scientific breeder of cattle (the Leicestershire longhorn) and sheep, as well as for his successful efforts towards the improvement of… 
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