George Grey

Sir George Grey

Rush ID: 1739

Details

Born:
11 May 1799
Died:
9 September 1882
Birth place:
Gibraltar
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Sir G. Grey, Commissioner of Portsmouth Dockyard, and Mary Whitbread, sister of Samuel Whitbread MP
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1739
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5771276
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GREY, Sir George (1799-1882)

Constituencies

  1. Morpeth

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1853*
    Date of election: 1 January 1853
    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: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Northumberland Northern

    Party: Liberal
    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: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Devonport

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1834

    Colonial Office; July-November 1834

  2. Judge Advocate General 1839-1841

  3. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1841

    June-September 1841

  4. Home Secretary 1846-1852

  5. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1854-1855

  6. Under-Secretary 1835-1839

    Colonial Office

  7. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1859-1861

  8. Home Secretary 1855-1858

  9. Home Secretary 1861-1866

Higher education

  1. Oriel College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Ryder, Anna Sophia

    Year: 1827

Relationships

  1. Cousin of Charles Grey

  2. Cousin of Samuel Whitbread

  3. Nephew of (MP BEFORE 1832)

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club