Duncannon

Viscount Vere Brabazon Duncannon

Rush ID: 3810

Details

Born:
27 October 1880
Died:
10 March 1956
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
3810
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333245
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DUNCANNON, Viscount (1880-1956)
  2. PONSONBY, Vere (1880-1956) **

Alternative names

  1. Vere (Vere Brabazon) Ponsonby (family name)

    1880 - 1956

    family name

Peerages

  1. 9th Earl Bessborough

    1st Earl of Bessborough

    Hereditary

    1937

    UK Peerage

  2. 9th Earl of Bessborough

    Hereditary

    1920

Constituencies

  1. Dover

    Party: Co. Con.
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1920*
    Date of exit: 1 December 1920
    Party: Co. Con.
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Dover

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1913*
    Date of election: 23 June 1913
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Cheltenham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910²
    Date of exit: 3 December 1910
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Carmarthen District of Boroughs

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: Fri 12th Jan 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Harrow

Marriages

  1. de Menflize, unknown

    Year: 1912

Relationships

  1. Indirect relative of Duncannon

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1907-1910

    Marylebone East

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Marlborough Club