Clements

Viscount William Sydney Clements

Rush ID: 3521

Details

Born:
16 October 1806
Died:
2 April 1878
Birth place:
Dublin, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Nathaniel Clements (2nd Earl of Leitrim) and daughter of William Bermingham
Notes:
Noted as a despotic landlord; murdered in 1878 by three of his tenants. Irish Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
3521
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8006887
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CLEMENTS, Viscount (1806-1878)
  2. CLEMENTS, William (1806-1878) **

Alternative names

  1. William (William Sydney) Clements (family name)

    1806 - 1839

    family name; assumed title Viscount Clements on brother's death in 1839

Peerages

  1. 3rd Earl of Leitrim

    Hereditary

    1854

    Irish Peerage

Constituencies

  1. Leitrim

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1839*
    Date of election: 6 March 1839
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Relationships

  1. Indirect relative of Henry Clements

  2. Brother of Charles Clements

  3. Brother of Clements

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member