Drumlanrig

Viscount Drumlanrig

Rush ID: 3780

Details

Born:
18 April 1818
Died:
6 August 1858
Birth place:
Edinburgh, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
7th Marquess of Queensbury and Sarah Douglas
Notes:
Killed in shooting accident.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Junior whip
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
3780
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4786292
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DOUGLAS, Archibald (1818-1858) **
  2. DRUMLANRIG, Viscount (1818-1858)

Alternative names

  1. Archibald (Archibald William) Douglas (family name)

    1818 - 1858

    family name; assumed title Viscount Drumlanrig on father's succession to Peerage in 1837

Peerages

  1. 7th Marquess of Queensbury

    8th Marquess of Queensbury

    Hereditary

    1856

Constituencies

  1. Dumfriesshire

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1856*
    Date of exit: 19 December 1856
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Comptroller of the Royal Household 1852-

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Clayton, Caroline

    Year: 1840

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Arthurs' Club

  2. St James's Club