Hartington

Marquess of Spencer Compton Hartington

Rush ID: 2235

Details

Born:
23 July 1833
Died:
24 March 1908
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Lord Cavendish MP and Blanche Georgiana Howard
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2235
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334063
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CAVENDISH, Lord (1833-1908) **
  2. CAVENDISH, Spencer (1833-1908) **
  3. HARTINGTON, Marquess of (1833-1908)

Alternative names

  1. Spencer (Spencer Compton) Cavendish (family name)

    1833 - 1908

    family name; assumed title Marquess of Hartington in 1858

  2. Lord Cavendish (a.k.a.)

    1834 - 1858

    title used 1834-1858

Peerages

  1. 8th Duke of Devonshire

    Hereditary

    1891

Constituencies

  1. Rossendale

    Party: LU
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1891*
    Date of exit: 21 December 1891
    Party: LU
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Rossendale

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Lancashire North Eastern

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  4. Radnor District of Boroughs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1869*
    Date of election: 25 February 1869
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Elected for both this seat and Lancashire North Eastern at 1880 General Election.
  5. Lancashire Northern

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord of the Admiralty 1863

  2. Under-Secretary 1863-1866

    War

  3. Paymaster-General 1868-1871

    Chief Sec to Treas 1871-1874

  4. Secretary of State for India 1880-1882

  5. Secretary of State for War 1882-1885

  6. Lord President of the Council 1895-1900

  7. President of the Board of Education 1900-1902

  8. Lord of the Admiralty 1902-1903

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Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. d'Alten, Louise Fredericke Auguste

    Year: 1892

Relationships

  1. Indirect relative of Hartington

  2. Uncle of Victor Cavendish

  3. Uncle of Richard Cavendish

  4. Brother of Frederick Cavendish

  5. Brother of Edward Cavendish

  6. Son of Cavendish

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    1857-1885

  2. Liberal Unionist member

    1886-1891

Clubs

  1. Devonshire Club

  2. City Club

  3. Reform Club

  4. Brooks's Club