Henry Bruce

Mr Henry Austin Bruce

Rush ID: 1282

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1815
Died:
25 February 1895
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1282
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q335550
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BRUCE, Henry (1815-1895)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Aberdare of Duffryn

    New hereditary

    1873

Constituencies

  1. Renfrewshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1869*
    Date of election: 25 January 1869
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1873*
    Date of exit: 23 August 1873
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Merthyr Tydfil

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1862-4

  2. President of the Board of Trade 1866

  3. Home Secretary 1868

  4. Lord President of the Council 1873-4

Higher education

  1. Lincoln's Inn

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Swansea GS

    Notes: school may have been privtae in 1825.

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1846

  2. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1854

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum