Eliot

Lord Eliot

Rush ID: 3865

Details

Born:
14 December 1829
Died:
19 March 1881
Birth place:
Port Eliot, Cornwall, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Diplomatic service
Election occupation:
Diplomatic service
Parentage:
Lord Eliot MP (3rd Earl of St Germans) and Lady Jemima Cornwallis
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
3865
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8008524
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ELIOT, Lord (1829-1881)
  2. ELIOT, William (1829-1881) **

Alternative names

  1. William (William Gordon Cornwallis) Eliot (a.k.a.)

    1829 - 1881

    family name; assumed title Lord Eliot on father's succession to Peerage in 1845.

Peerages

  1. 4th Earl of St Germans

    Hereditary

    1877

  2. Baron Eliot

    Hereditary

    1870

    summoned to House of Lords under one of his father's lesser titles[?]

Constituencies

  1. Devonport

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1866*
    Date of election: 22 May 1866
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Cricklade

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 1865-07-11 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Marriages

  1. Unknown, not married

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Travellers' Club