John Romilly

Sir John Romilly

Rush ID: 5604

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1802
Died:
23 December 1874
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Sir Samuel Romilly and the daughter of Francis Garbett
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
5604
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6255541
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ROMILLY, Sir John (1802-1874)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Romilly

    New hereditary

    1866

Constituencies

  1. Devonport

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Bridport

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1846*
    Date of election: c. 1846*
    Nature of election: Petition
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Seated on petition after defeat at by-election on 7 March 1846.
  3. Bridport

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1848-1850

  2. Attorney-General 1850-1851

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Otter, unknown

Relationships

  1. Brother of Edward Romilly

  2. Brother of Frederick Romilly

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member