Horace Townsend-Farquhar

Sir Horace Brand Townsend-Farquhar

Rush ID: 3929

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1844
Died:
30 August 1923
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Sir Walter Minto Townsend-Farquhar, 2nd Bart, MP and Erica Mackay, daughter of 7th Baron Reay
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1892
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1892
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
3929
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q16031557
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FARQUHAR, Horace (1844-1923) **
  2. TOWNSEND-FARQUHAR, Sir Horace (1844-1923)

Alternative names

  1. Horace (Horace Brand Townsend) Farquhar (a.k.a.)

    alternative style used in some references

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Farquhar of St Marylebone

    New hereditary

    1898

  2. 1st Viscount Farquhar

    New hereditary

    1917

  3. 1st Earl Farquhar

    New hereditary

    1922

Constituencies

  1. Marylebone West

    Party: LU
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: 13 July 1895
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1898*
    Date of exit: c. 1898*
    Party: LU
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Exit January 1898; exact date of elevation unknown.

Marriages

  1. Scott, Emilie

Relationships

  1. Son of Walter Townsend-Farquhar

Parties

  1. Liberal Unionist member

Political organisations

  1. London Municipal Society officer

    President

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1889-1901

Clubs

  1. Marlborough Club

  2. Turf Club