Hugh Childers

Mr Hugh Culling Eardley Childers

Rush ID: 1366

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1827
Died:
29 January 1896
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Stood for re-elect 1872 on appt as C of DofL & BE was first held under Ballot Act.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1366
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1217502
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CHILDERS, Hugh (1827-1896)

Constituencies

  1. Edinburgh South

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: retired Jan 1892
  2. Pontefract

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1860*
    Date of election: 31 January 1860
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Pontefract

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 1859-04-28 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord of the Admiralty 1864-5

  2. Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1865-1866

  3. First Lord of the Admiralty 1868-1871

  4. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1872-3

  5. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1882-1885

  6. Home Secretary 1886

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

  2. Wadham College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Smith, unknown

    Year: 1850

  2. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1879

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Arthurs' Club

  2. Brooks's Club