Richard Bethell

Sir Richard Bethell

Rush ID: 3184

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1800
Died:
20 July 1873
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Richard Bethell, M.D.
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
3184
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6237389
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BETHELL, Sir Richard (1800-1873)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Westbury

    New hereditary

    1861

Constituencies

  1. Wolverhampton

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1861*
    Date of exit: 27 June 1861
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Lord Chancellor.
  2. Aylesbury

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1851*
    Date of election: 11 April 1851
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1859
    Date of exit: 28 April 1859
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Shaftesbury

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 1847-07-29 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1852-1856

  2. Attorney-General 1856-1858

  3. Attorney-General 1859-1861

Higher education

  1. Wadham College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Abraham, Ellinor Mary

    Year: 1825

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club