Morpeth

Viscount George William Frederick Morpeth

Rush ID: 5118

Details

Born:
18 April 1802
Died:
5 December 1864
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
6th Earl of Carlisle and Georgiana Dorothy Cavendish
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
5118
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q2079517
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HOWARD, George (1802-1864) **
  2. MORPETH, Viscount (1802-1864)

Alternative names

  1. George (George William Frederick) Howard (family name)

    1802 - 1864

    family name; assumed title Viscount Morpeth on father's succession as Earl of Carlisle in 1825

Peerages

  1. 7th Earl of Carlisle

    Hereditary

    1848

Constituencies

  1. Yorkshire (West Riding)

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1846*
    Date of election: 4 February 1846
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1848*
    Date of exit: 7 October 1848
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Yorkshire (West Riding)

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Also MP for Morpeth, 1826-1830, and Yorkshire West Riding 1830-1832.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Dublin [borough]

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1842*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Chief Secretary for Ireland 1835-1841

  2. Commissioner of Woods and Forests 1846-

  3. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1850-1852

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Unknown, not married

Relationships

  1. Brother of Charles Howard

  2. Brother of Fred Howard

  3. Uncle of George Howard

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member