Capt Auckland William Wollaston Groome (1865-1954)
CAPT Auckland William Wollaston Groome was agent to the Duke of Rutland and the Belvoir Estates, until retiring aged 82. For many years he was chairman of the Belvoir Bench of magistrates. He lived at Knipton Lodge.
Born in Stowmarket, Suffolk, he served on the committee of the Belvoir Hunt untii retiring at the age of 88.
He took active part local affairs, and had served as trustee of the Rutland Hospital and as chairman of Knipton parish council
He was also a keen supporter of Belvoir Estates Cricket Club and was captain of Knipton Bowls Club.