|From 'Who Was Who, 1916-1928'.
Torrens - 2nd son of Sir Robert Anstruther, 5th
Bt., M.P.; Member of the Administrative Council, Suez
Canal Company, since 1903; J.P. Co. Bucks and Co. Fife;
Alderman, L.C.C., 1905-10; Director of the North British
Railway Company, 1900-23. Born 1860; married 1889 Hon.
Eva I. H. Hanbury-Tracy; one son, one daughter. Educated
at Eton; Edinburgh University. Advocate, Edinburgh,1884;
M.P. (Liberal Unionist) St Andrew's District, 1886-1903;
a Lord of the Treasury, 1895-1903.
daughter, Joyce, writing an article about him in
the mid 1940s had this to say - about him and
about her mother.
"Like many younger
sons, he went into politics. At the age of 27,
when he was considered one of Westminster's most
promising young men, he married a handsome, witty
and fascinating girl (portrait, new window)
who was clearly cut out to be the wife of a
complete text may be found here.