Michael Hicks-Beach

Mr Michael Edward Hicks-Beach

Rush ID: 1859

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1837
Died:
30 April 1916
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private secretary
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Sir Michael Hicks-Beach MP, 8th Bart, and Harriet Vittoria Stratton
Notes:
Succeeded as Baronet in 1854.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1854
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1859
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332746
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HICKS-BEACH, Michael (1837-1916)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount St Aldwyn

    New hereditary

    1906

  2. 1st Earl St Aldwyn

    New hereditary

    1915

Constituencies

  1. Bristol West

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Gloucestershire Eastern

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1864*
    Date of election: 12 July 1864
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1868

    Poor Law Board; February-December 1868

  2. Chief Secretary for Ireland 1874-1878

  3. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1878-1880

  4. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1885-1886

  5. President of the Board of Trade 1888-1892

  6. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1895-1902

  7. Chief Secretary for Ireland 1886-1887

  8. Father of the House of Commons 1901-1906

  9. Leader of the House of Commons 1885-1886

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Attended -1858

    Degree BA

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Elwes, Caroline Susan

    Year: 1864

  2. Fortescue, Lady Lucy Catherine

    Year: 1874

Relationships

  1. Father of Michael Hicks-Beach

  2. Brother of William Hicks-Beach

  3. Son of Michael Hicks-Beach

  4. Uncle of Charles Dillwyn-Venables-Llewelyn

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Local governments

  1. Northleach RDC

    member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Carlton Club

  3. Bachelors' Club