Thomas Legh

Mr Thomas Wodehouse Legh

Rush ID: 2448

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1857
Died:
21 March 1942
Birth place:
Cheshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Diplomatic service
Election occupation:
Diplomatic service
Parentage:
William Legh MP (1st Baron Newton) and Emily Jane Wodehouse
Notes:
Held ministerial office after succession to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2448
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q17326575
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LEGH, Thomas (1857-1942)

Peerages

  1. 2nd Baron Newton

    Hereditary

    1898

Constituencies

  1. Newton

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1886*
    Date of election: 16 August 1886
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1898*
    Date of exit: 15 December 1898
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Bromley-Davenport, Evelyn

    Year: 1880

Relationships

  1. Related by marriage to William Bromley-Davenport

  2. Son of William Legh

  3. Grandfather of Peter Legh

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. St James's Club