Edward Cardwell

Mr Edward Cardwell

Rush ID: 1329

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1813
Died:
15 February 1886
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1329
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334381
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CARDWELL, Edward (1813-1886)

Peerages

  1. Viscount Cardwell

    1st Viscount Cardwell

    New hereditary

    1874

Constituencies

  1. Oxford

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1857*
    Date of election: 21 July 1857
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1874*
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Oxford

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1853*
    Date of election: 4 January 1853
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Liverpool

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  4. Clitheroe

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1842*
    Date of election: c. 1842*
    Nature of election: Petition
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Seated on petition after defeat at 1841 General Election

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Clitheroe

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary to the Treasury 1845-1846

  2. President of the Board of Trade 1852-1855

  3. Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1859-1861

  4. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1861-1864

  5. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1864-1866

  6. Secretary of State for War 1868-1874

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Oxford and Cambridge Club