Apsley

Viscountess Apsley

Rush ID: 3033

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1895
Died:
19 January 1966
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Female
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (air transport)
Election occupation:
Company director (air transport)
Parentage:
Captain Bertram Charles Christopher Spencer Meeking, of Buckinghamshire
Notes:
Succeeded her late husband as MP in 1942.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
3033
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7933220
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. APSLEY, Viscountess (1895-1966)
  2. BATHURST, Violet (1895-1966) **
  3. MEEKING, Violet (1895-1966) **

Alternative names

  1. Violet (Violet Emily Mildred) Meeking (née)

    1895 - 1924

    name until marriage in 1924

  2. Violet (Violet Emily Mildred) Bathurst (a.k.a.)

    1924 - 1966

    family name following marriage in 1924

Constituencies

  1. Bristol Central

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1943*
    Date of election: 18 February 1943
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Bristol North East

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: Thu 23rd Feb 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Marriages

  1. Apsley, Viscount

    Year: 1924

Relationships

  1. Married to Apsley

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. British Legion officer

    National Chairman of Women's Section

Local governments

  1. Sodbury RDC

    member

    1941-1943