Lewisham

Viscount Lewisham

Rush ID: 2471

Details

Born:
6 May 1851
Died:
11 March 1936
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Chief Whip/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2471
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8014457
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LEGGE, William (1851-1936) **
  2. LEWISHAM, Viscount (1851-1936)

Alternative names

  1. William (William Heneage) Legge (family name)

Peerages

  1. 6th Earl of Dartmouth

    Hereditary

    1891

Constituencies

  1. Lewisham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1891*
    Date of exit: 4 August 1891
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Kent Western

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1878*
    Date of election: 15 May 1878
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Vice-Chamberlain of the Royal Household 1885-1886

  2. Vice-Chamberlain of the Royal Household 1886-1891

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1877

Relationships

  1. Father of William Lewisham

  2. Son of Lewisham

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Junior Carlton Club

  3. St Stephen's Club