Elmley

Viscount Elmley

Rush ID: 3873

Details

Born:
3 July 1903
Died:
c. 31 December 1979
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
7th Earl Beauchamp and Lady Lettice Mary Elizabeth Grosvenor
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Junior whip
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
3873
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7620014
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ELMLEY, Viscount (1903-1979)
  2. LYGON, William (1903-1979) **

Alternative names

  1. William (William) Lygon (family name)

    1903

    family name; assumed title Viscount Elmley at birth

Peerages

  1. 8th Earl Beauchamp

    Hereditary

    1938

Constituencies

  1. Norfolk Eastern

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1938*
    Date of exit: 15 November 1938
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Norfolk Eastern

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1931-1937

    to Leslie Hore-Belisha, as Parliamentary Secretary to Board of Trade, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Minister of Transport and Secretary of State for War.

  2. Assistant Whip 1931

Higher education

  1. Magdalen College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Schrive, Else

    Year: 1936

Relationships

  1. Indirect relative of Elmley

  2. Grandson of Frederick Lygon

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    -1931

  2. National Liberal member

    1931-

Local governments

  1. Worcestershire County Council

    member

    1940-1952

Clubs

  1. Beefsteak Club

  2. Reform Club

  3. National Liberal Club