Hugh Cairns

Sir Hugh Mac-Calmont Cairns

Rush ID: 3421

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1819
Died:
2 April 1885
Birth place:
County Down, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
3421
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333804
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CAIRNS, Sir Hugh (1819-1885)

Peerages

  1. Baron Cairs 1867; Vsict Garmoyle and Earl Cairns 1878

    1st Baron Cairns of Garmoyle

    New hereditary

    1867

  2. 1st Viscount Garmoyle

    New hereditary

    1878

  3. 1st Earl Cairns

    New hereditary

    1878

    UK Peerage

Constituencies

  1. Belfast

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1866*
    Date of exit: c. 1866*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Attorney-General 1866

Higher education

  1. Trinity College Dublin

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1856

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club