Frederick Thesiger

Mr Frederick Thesiger

Rush ID: 5966

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1794
Died:
5 October 1878
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Naval officer
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Charles Thesiger, of St Vincent, West Indies
Notes:
Also held ministerial office after elevation to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1844
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
5966
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332731
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. THESIGER, Frederick (1794-1878)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Chelmsford

    New hereditary

    1858

Constituencies

  1. Stamford

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1858*
    Date of exit: 26 February 1858
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Elevated to Peerage on becoming Lord Chancellor.
  2. Abingdon

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1844*
    Date of election: 11 May 1844
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Woodstock

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1840*
    Date of election: 20 March 1840
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1844*
    Date of exit: c. 1844*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit April 1844; resigned to contest by-election at Abingdon.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Newark-on-Trent

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1840*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1844-1845

  2. Attorney-General 1845-1846

  3. Attorney-General 1852

    March-December 1852

Marriages

  1. Tinling, Anna Maria

    Year: 1822

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club