Douro

Marquess of Douro

Rush ID: 3771

Details

Born:
3 February 1807
Died:
13 August 1884
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Field Marshall Sir Arthur Wellesley (1st Duke of Wellington) and Hon. Catherine Sarah Dorothea Pakenham
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
3771
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q320296
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DOURO, Lord (1807-1884) **
  2. DOURO, Marquess of (1807-1884)
  3. WELLESLEY, Lieut-General Arthur (1807-1884) **

Alternative names

  1. Lieut-General Arthur (Arthur Richard) Wellesley (family name)

    1807 - 1884

    family name; assumed title Marquess of Douro in 1814

  2. Lord Douro (a.k.a.)

    1812 - 1814

    courtesy title

Peerages

  1. 2nd Duke of Wellington

    Hereditary

    1852

Constituencies

  1. Norwich

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Also sat for Aldborough in 1829-1832.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Hampshire Northern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: Mon 10th Dec 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Hay, Lady Elizabeth

    Year: 1839

Relationships

  1. Uncle of Henry Wellesley

  2. Brother of Charles Wellesley

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club