George Gifford

Earl George Hay Gifford

Rush ID: 4089

Details

Born:
26 April 1822
Died:
22 December 1862
Birth place:
Yester House, Haddingtonshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
8th Marquess of Tweeddale and Susan Montagu, daughter of 5th Duke of Manchester
Notes:
Died from injuries suffered after trying to protect a worker from a falling tree trunk.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
4089
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5540333
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GIFFORD, Earl (1822-1862)
  2. HAY, George (1822-1862) **

Alternative names

  1. George (George) Hay (family name)

    1822 - 1862

    family name; known as Earl of Gifford from birth

Constituencies

  1. Totnes

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1855*
    Date of election: 5 November 1855
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1862*
    Date of exit: 22 December 1862
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Higher education

  1. Trinity Hall

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Sheridan, Helen Selina

    Year: 1862

Relationships

  1. Brother of John Hay

  2. Brother of William Hay

  3. Nephew of John Hay

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club