Gathorne Hardy

Mr Gathorne Hardy

Rush ID: 2224

Details

Born:
c. 1 October 1814
Died:
30 October 1906
Birth place:
Bradford, Yorkshire (West Riding), U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
John Hardy MP and the daughter of Richard Gathorne
Notes:
Held further ministerial offices after elevation to Peerage
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
2224
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5527395
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GATHORNE-HARDY, Gathorne (1814-1906) **
  2. HARDY, Gathorne (1814-1906)

Alternative names

  1. Gathorne (Gathorne) Gathorne-Hardy (a.k.a.)

    1878 - 1906

    adopted mother's family name Gathorne as additional surname in 1878

Peerages

  1. Visc Cranbrook

    1st Viscount Cranbrook

    New hereditary

    1878

  2. 1st Earl Cranbrook

    New hereditary

    1892

Constituencies

  1. Oxford University

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1878*
    Date of exit: c. 1878*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Leominster

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1856*
    Date of election: 19 February 1856
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Also elected for this constituency at 1865 General Election, but chose to sit for Oxford University

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Bradford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: Thu 29th Jul 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1858-1859

    Home Office

  2. President of the Poor Law Board 1866-1867

  3. Home Secretary 1867-1868

  4. Secretary of State for War 1874-1878

Higher education

  1. Oriel College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Shrewsbury School

Marriages

  1. Orr, Jane

    Year: 1838

Relationships

  1. Father of John Gathorne-Hardy

  2. Father of Alfred Gathorne-Hardy

  3. Uncle of Laurence Hardy

  4. Brother of John Hardy

  5. Son of John Hardy

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Oxford and Cambridge Club