Compton

Lord William George Spencer Compton

Rush ID: 2811

Details

Born:
23 April 1851
Died:
16 June 1913
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Diplomatic service
Election occupation:
Private secretary
Parentage:
4th Marquis of Northampton and Eliza Elliot
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2811
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8007035
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. COMPTON, Lord (1851-1913)
  2. SCOTT-COMPTON, William (1851-1913) **

Alternative names

  1. William (William George Spencer) Scott-Compton (family name)

    known as Lord William Compton 1877-1887; Earl Compton 1887-1897

Peerages

  1. 5th Marquis of Northampton

    5th Marquess of Northampton

    Hereditary

    1897

Constituencies

  1. Barnsley

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1889*
    Date of election: 11 March 1889
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1897*
    Date of exit: 11 September 1897
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Stratford-on-Avon

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Finsbury Holborn

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1888*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Warwickshire Southern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1884*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Baring, Hon. Mary

    Year: 1884

Relationships

  1. Brother of Alwyne Compton

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Devonshire Club

  2. Travellers' Club

  3. St James's Club