John Townshend

Captain John Townshend

Rush ID: 6021

Details

Born:
28 March 1798
Died:
10 September 1863
Birth place:
Balls Park, Hertfordshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Naval officer
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Lord John Townshend, MP before 1832, and Georgiana Hune Poyntz
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6021
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q15725713
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TOWNSHEND, Captain John (1798-1863)

Peerages

  1. 4th Marquess of Townshend

    Hereditary

    1855

    succeeded his cousin

Constituencies

  1. Tamworth

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1847*
    Date of election: 18 December 1847
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1855*
    Date of exit: 31 December 1855
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Tamworth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Tamworth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Higher education

  1. Naval College, Portsmouth

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Stuart, Elizabeth Jane

    Year: 1825

Relationships

  1. Son of (MP BEFORE 1832)

  2. Nephew of James Townshend

  3. Father of Raynham

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Senior United Service Club

  2. Brooks's Club

  3. Navy Club