Roundell Palmer

Mr Roundell Palmer

Rush ID: 2723

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1812
Died:
4 May 1895
Birth place:
Mixbury, Oxfordshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Reverend William Jocelyn Palmer, of Mixbury, Oxfordshire, and the daughter of Reverend William Roundell
Notes:
Knighted between 1861 and 1863. Held further ministerial office after elevation to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
2723
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333413
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. PALMER, Roundell (1812-1895)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Selborne

    New hereditary

    1872

  2. 1st Earl of Selborne

    New hereditary

    1883

Constituencies

  1. Richmond [Yorkshire]

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1861*
    Date of election: 9 July 1861
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1872*
    Date of exit: 23 October 1872
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Plymouth

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1853*
    Date of election: 2 June 1853
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Plymouth

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1861-1863

  2. Attorney-General 1863-1866

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. Waldegrave, Lady Laura

    Year: 1848

Relationships

  1. Father of Wolmer

  2. Grandfather of Wolmer

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Oxford and Cambridge Club