Thomas Brassey

Mr Thomas Brassey

Rush ID: 1257

Details

Born:
11 February 1836
Died:
23 February 1918
Birth place:
Stafford, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Thomas Brassey, railway contractor
Notes:
Residences at Normanhurst Court, Battle, Sussex, and The Grange, Bulkeley, Cheshire. Peerages extinct on son's death in 1919.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1881
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1257
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q337691
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BRASSEY, Thomas (1836-1918)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Brassey of Bulkeley

    New hereditary

    1886

  2. 1st Earl Brassey

    New hereditary

    1911

Constituencies

  1. Hastings

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Defeated contesting Liverpool Abercromby in 1886 General Election.
  2. Devonport

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1865*
    Date of election: 22 June 1865
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. St Andrews District of Burghs

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1886*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Liverpool Abercromby

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1886-07-01 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  3. Sandwich

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1866*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  4. Devonport

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1863*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  5. Birkenhead

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1861*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord of the Admiralty 1880

  2. Secretary to the Admiralty 1884

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Rugby

Marriages

  1. Allnutt, Anna

    Year: 1860

    Notes: 1 son, 4 daughters

  2. Capel, Sybil de Vere

    Year: 1890

    Notes: 1 daughter

Relationships

  1. Brother of Albert Brassey

  2. Uncle of Henry Brassey

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Devonshire Club

  2. Reform Club

  3. United University Club