George Forester

Mr George Cecil Weld Forester

Rush ID: 1627

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1807
Died:
14 February 1886
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
1st Baron Forester and the daughter of 4th Duke of Rutland
Notes:
Succeeded as MP by his nephew in 1874.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Junior whip
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1627
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5546138
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FORESTER, George (1807-1886)
  2. WELD-FORESTER, George (1807-1886) **

Alternative names

  1. George (George Cecil) Weld-Forester (a.k.a.)

    1807 - 1886

    alternative style used in some references

Peerages

  1. Ld Forester

    3rd Baron Forester

    Hereditary

    1874

    succeeded his brother

Constituencies

  1. Wenlock

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1874*
    Date of exit: 10 October 1874
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: First elected for this constituency in 1830.

Ministerial offices

  1. Comptroller of the Royal Household 1852

    March-December 1852

  2. Comptroller of the Royal Household 1858-1859

Marriages

  1. Sombre, Hon. Mary Anne

    Year: 1862

Relationships

  1. Uncle of Cecil Forester

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club