Charles Villiers

Mr Charles Pelham Villiers

Rush ID: 2851

Details

Born:
3 January 1802
Died:
16 January 1898
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Hon. George Villiers and the daughter of 1st Baron Boringdon
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2851
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5081574
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. VILLIERS, Charles (1802-1898)

Constituencies

  1. Wolverhampton South

    Party: LU
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1898*
    Date of exit: 16 January 1898
    Party: LU
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Wolverhampton South

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Wolverhampton

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Also elected for Lancashire Southern at 1847 General Election, but chose to sit for Wolverhampton.

Ministerial offices

  1. Judge Advocate General 1852-1858

  2. President of the Poor Law Board 1859-1866

  3. Father of the House of Commons 1890-1898

Higher education

  1. St John's College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Haileybury

Relationships

  1. Uncle of Hyde

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    -1886

  2. Liberal Unionist member

    1886-

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Athenaeum

  3. Travellers' Club

  4. Reform Club