Marcus Worsley

Mr William Marcus John Worsley

Rush ID: 6257

Details

Born:
6 April 1925
Died:
18 December 2012
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Radio programme assistant
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Sir William Worsley, 4th Bart, of Hovingham Hall, Yorkshire, and Joyce Morgan Brunner.
Notes:
Brother of the Duchess of Kent. Succeeded as Baronet in 1973. Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire from 1987.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1973
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6257
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6758548
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WORSLEY, William (1925- )

Constituencies

  1. Kensington and Chelsea Chelsea

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1974²
    Date of exit: 10 October 1974
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Chelsea

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election: 31 March 1966
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Keighley

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: 8 October 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1964
    Date of exit: 15 October 1964
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Keighley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: 1955-05-26 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1960-1961

    to Enoch Powell, as Minister of Health

  2. PPS 1962-1964

    to William Deedes, as Minister without Portfolio

  3. PPS 1970-1972

    to William Whitelaw, as Lord President of the Council

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Assheton, Hon. Bridget

    Year: 1955

Relationships

  1. Indirect relative of Ralph Assheton

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Yorkshire Club