William Grenfell

Mr William Henry Grenfell

Rush ID: 2044

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1855
Died:
9 January 1945
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner/banker
Parentage:
C.W. Grenfell and Georgiana Lascelles
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2044
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333887
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GRENFELL, William (1855-1945)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Desborough of Taplow

    New hereditary

    1905

Constituencies

  1. Wycombe

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1 October 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1905*
    Date of exit: 30 December 1905
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Hereford

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1893*
    Date of exit: 4 August 1893
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Salisbury

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Salisbury

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1882*
    Date of exit: 21 November 1882
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Groom-in-Waiting, but defeated in subsequent by-election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Windsor

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1890*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1885-

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Harrow

Marriages

  1. Adine, Ethel

    Year: 1887

Relationships

  1. Son of Charles Grenfell

  2. Grandson of Charles Grenfell

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    1880-1900

  2. Conservative Party member

    1898-

Political organisations

  1. Thames Conservancy Board member

Local governments

  1. Maidenhead Borough Council

    member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Travellers' Club

  3. Turf Club