R. Henry Rew

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Sir Henry Rew

Sir Robert Henry Rew KCB (4 Aug. 1858 - 7 April 1929) was a British agricultural statistician. He was knighted in 1916, and was president of the Royal Statistical Society.[1][2][3][4] He stood twice for the Liberals in Henley (UK Parliament constituency) in 1922 and 1923 but lost on both occasions to Conservative Reginald Terrell.


  1. ‘REW, Sir (R.) Henry’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 22 July 2013
  2. The Times, Tuesday, Apr 09, 1929; pg. 18; Issue 45172; col C Sir Henry Rew. Life-Long Service To Agriculture. An old colleague; Our Agricultural Correspondent. Category: Obituaries
  3. The Times, Wednesday, Apr 10, 1929; pg. 18; Issue 45173; col D Sir Henry Rew. Category: Obituaries
  4. The Times, Thursday, Apr 11, 1929; pg. 11; Issue 45174; col D Sir Henry Rew. Lord Bledisloe. Category: Obituaries