Belfast

Belfast

Rush ID: 3150

Details

Born:
10 February 1797
Died:
20 October 1883
Birth place:
Gender:
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Unknown
Election occupation:
Unknown
Parentage:
2nd Marquess of Donegal and Anna May
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
Highest Office:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1
Education level:

References

Rush ID:
3150
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5537863
Parliament ID:
Not set
Beamish Person ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BELFAST, Earl of (1797-1883)
  2. CHICHESTER, George Hamilton (1797-1883) **

Alternative names

  1. George Hamilton (George Hamilton) Chichester (family name)

    1797 - 1883

    family name; assumed title Earl of Belfast on father's succession to Peerage in 1799

Peerages

  1. Earl of Belfast

    1st Earl of Belfast

    New hereditary

    1841

    UK Peerage

  2. 3rd Marquess of Donegal

    Hereditary

    1844

Constituencies

  1. Belfast

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1838*
    Date of exit: 8 March 1838
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Unseated on petition.
  2. Antrim

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Also MP for Belfast in 1820 and 1826; first elected for Antrim 1830.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Belfast

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: Tue 29th Jun 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Marriages

  1. Butler, Harriett Anne

    Year: 1822

  2. Graham, Harriet

    Year: 1862

Relationships

  1. Brother of John Chichester

  2. Brother of Arthur Chichester

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member