William Legh

Mr William John Legh

Rush ID: 2449

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1828
Died:
15 December 1898
Birth place:
Ratcliffe Hall, Leicestershire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
William Legh and his wife Mary Anne.
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1,2

References

Rush ID:
2449
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8014460
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LEGH, William (1828-1898)

Peerages

  1. Baron Newton

    1st Baron Newton

    New hereditary

    1892

Constituencies

  1. Cheshire Eastern

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Defeated contesting Hyde at 1885 General Election.
  2. Lancashire Southern

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Hyde

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Schools

  1. Rugby

Marriages

  1. Wodehouse, Emily Jane

    Year: 1856

Relationships

  1. Father of Thomas Legh

  2. Indirect relative of Peter Legh

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Army and Navy Club