Hardinge Giffard

Sir Hardinge Stanley Giffard

Rush ID: 1678

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1825
Died:
11 December 1921
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
S.L. Giffard
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1678
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334020
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GIFFARD, Sir Hardinge (1825-1921)

Peerages

  1. 1st Earl Halsbury

    New hereditary

    1898

  2. 1st Baron Halsbury

    New hereditary

    1885

Constituencies

  1. Launceston

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1877*
    Date of election: 3 March 1877
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885*
    Date of exit: 26 June 1885
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit on appointment as Lord Chancellor

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Horsham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1876*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Cardiff District of Boroughs

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: Sat 31st Jan 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Cardiff District of Boroughs

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: Tue 17th Nov 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord Chancellor 1886-1892

  2. Solicitor-General 1874-1880

  3. Lord Chancellor 1885

  4. Lord Chancellor 1895-1905

Higher education

  1. Merton College

    Attended -1852

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Humphreys, Caroline Louisa

    Year: 1852

  2. Woodfall, Lynie

    Year: 1874

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member