George Byng

Hon. George Henry Charles Byng

Rush ID: 1563

Details

Born:
22 February 1830
Died:
28 March 1898
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
George Byng MP (2nd Earl of Strafford) and Lady Agnes Paget, daughter of Marquis of Anglesey
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1563
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5537512
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BYNG, Hon. George (1830-1898)
  2. ENFIELD, Viscount (1830-1898) **

Alternative names

  1. Viscount Enfield (a.k.a.)

    assumed title Viscount Enfield in 1860

Peerages

  1. 3rd Earl of Strafford

    Hereditary

    1886

  2. Baron Byng

    Hereditary

    1874

    summoned to Lords using one of his father's lesser titles (?)

Constituencies

  1. Middlesex

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1857*
    Date of election: 3 September 1857
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Tavistock

    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: 1857*
    Date of exit: c. 1857*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit before 3 September 1857 - resigned in order to stand at by-election in Middlesex.

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1865-1866

    Poor Law Board

  2. Under-Secretary of State 1870

    Foreign Office

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Egerton, Lady Alice Harriet Frederica

    Year: 1854

Relationships

  1. Son of George Byng

  2. Grandson of John Byng

  3. Indirect relative of George Byng

  4. Related by marriage to Francis Egerton

  5. Related by marriage to Brackley

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Boodle's Club

  2. White's Club

  3. Brooks's Club