John Byng

General Sir John Byng

Rush ID: 3416

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1772
Died:
3 June 1860
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
3416
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q3809125
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BYNG, General Sir John (1772-1860)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Strafford

    New hereditary

    1835

  2. 1st Earl Strafford

    1st Earl of Strafford

    New hereditary

    1847

Constituencies

  1. Poole

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1835*
    Date of exit: 12 May 1835
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: First elected for this constituency in 1831.

Marriages

  1. Mackenzie, Mary

    Year: 1804

  2. James, Marianne

    Year: 1809

Relationships

  1. Father of George Byng

  2. Brother of George Byng

  3. Grandfather of George Byng

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member