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Henry Cubitt funerary monument, St Barnabas Church, Ranmore Common, Surrey

Henry Cubitt, 2nd Baron Ashcombe CB, TD (14 March 1867 – 27 October 1947) was a politician in the United Kingdom.

He was the son of the 1st Baron Ashcombe and his wife Laura Joyce. He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge. He was Conservative Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Reigate between 1892 and 1906. He later served as Lord Lieutenant of Surrey from 1905 to 1939, and succeeded to the peerage upon the death of his father in 1917.

He married Maud Marianne Calvert, daughter of Colonel Archibald Motteux Calvert and Constance Maria Georgiana Peters, on 21 August 1890. They had the six sons, three of whom were killed in the Great War:

  • Henry Archibald Cubitt (3 January 1892 - 15 Sep 1916)
  • Alick George Cubitt (16 January 1894 - 24 November 1917)
  • Hon. William Hugh Cubitt (30 May 1896 - 24 March 1918
  • Roland Calvert Cubitt, 3rd Baron Ashcombe (26 Jan 1899 - 28 October 1962) married Sonia, daughter of Alice Keppel
  • Archibald Edward Cubitt (16 January 1901 - 13 Feb 1972)
  • Charles Guy Cubitt (13 February 1903 - 1979)

He is buried in the churchyard of St Barnabas Church, Ranmore Common, Surrey.


Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
James Lawrence
Member of Parliament for Reigate
Succeeded by
Harry Cunningham Brodie
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Viscount Midleton
Lord Lieutenant of Surrey
Succeeded by
Sir John Malcolm Fraser, Bt
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
George Cubitt
Baron Ashcombe
Succeeded by
Roland Cubitt


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