William Amherst

Mr William Amhurst Tyssen Amherst

Rush ID: 1115

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1835
Died:
16 January 1909
Birth place:
Narford, Norfolk, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
William George Tyssen Tyssen-Amherst
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1115
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333839
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. AMHERST, William (1835-1909)
  2. TYSSEN-AMHERST, William (1835-1909) **

Alternative names

  1. William (William Amhurst) Tyssen-Amherst (a.k.a.)

    name at birth; dropped surname Tyssen before 1880 but resumed it before 1885

Peerages

  1. Baron Amherst of Hackney

    1st Baron Amherst of Hackney

    New hereditary

    1892

Constituencies

  1. Norfolk South Western

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Norfolk Western

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

Relationships

  1. Uncle of Ernest Villiers

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Arthurs' Club

  3. Travellers' Club