Melgund

Viscount William Hugh Melgund

Rush ID: 5040

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1814
Died:
17 March 1891
Birth place:
Minto Castle, Roxburghshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
2nd Earl of Minto and Mary Brydone
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
5040
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7620964
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ELLIOT-MURRAY-KYNYNMOUND, William (1814-1891) **
  2. MELGUND, Viscount (1814-1891)

Alternative names

  1. William (William Hugh) Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (family name)

    1814 - 1891

    family name; assumed title Viscount Melgund from birth or soon after

Peerages

  1. 3rd Earl of Minto

    Hereditary

    1859

Constituencies

  1. Clackmannanshire and Kinross-shire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1859
    Date of exit: 28 April 1859
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Greenock

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Defeated contesting Glasgow at 1852 General Election.
  3. Hythe

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Rochester at 1841 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Glasgow

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 1852-07-07 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Rochester

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 1841-06-29 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Hyslop, Emma Eleanor Elizabeth

    Year: 1844

Relationships

  1. Nephew of George Elliot

  2. Nephew of John Elliot

  3. Cousin of George Elliot

  4. Father of Arthur Elliot

  5. Father of Hugh Elliot

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. Brooks's Club