Thomas Macaulay

Mr Thomas Babington Macaulay

Rush ID: 4829

Details

Born:
25 October 1800
Died:
28 December 1859
Birth place:
Rothley Temple, Leicestershire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Zachary Macaulay
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
4829
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q315989
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MACAULAY, Thomas (1800-1859)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Macaulay of Rothley Temple

    New hereditary

    1857

Constituencies

  1. Edinburgh

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1856*
    Date of exit: c. 1856*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit February 1856.
  2. Edinburgh

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1839*
    Date of election: 4 June 1839
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Leeds

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1834*
    Date of exit: c. 1834*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Calne, 1830-1832. Exit in or before February 1834; resigned on appointment as member of Council of India.

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary at War 1839-1841

  2. Paymaster-General of the Forces 1846-1848

  3. Secretary to the Board of Control

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club