Henry Matthews

Mr Henry Matthews

Rush ID: 2584

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1826
Died:
3 April 1913
Birth place:
Ceylon
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Hon. Henry Matthews, Puisne Justice of Ceylon, and Emma Blount
Notes:
First Roman Catholic Cabinet Minister after Catholic Emancipation.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1,2

References

Rush ID:
2584
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q3132951
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MATTHEWS, Henry (1826-1913)

Peerages

  1. Visc Llandaff

    1st Viscount Llandaff

    New hereditary

    1895

Constituencies

  1. Birmingham East

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1895
    Date of exit: 13 July 1895
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Dungarvan

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Birmingham North

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  2. Dungarvan

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1877*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Home Secretary 1886-1892

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

  2. Paris

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Unknown, not married

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

  2. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Carlton Club

  3. Orleans Club

  4. Windham Club