Ashley

Lord Anthony Ashley

Rush ID: 6302

Details

Born:
28 April 1801
Died:
1 October 1885
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
6th Earl of Shaftesbury and Anne Spencer
Notes:
Better known as Lord Shaftesbury (after his succession as 7th Earl), under which name he was a noted social reformer.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6302
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333294
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ASHLEY, Lord (1801-1885)
  2. ASHLEY-COOPER, Anthony (1801-1885) **
  3. SHAFTESBURY, Earl of (1801-1885) **

Alternative names

  1. Anthony (Anthony) Ashley-Cooper (family name)

    1801 - 1885

    family name; assumed title Lord Ashley on father's succession as Earl of Shaftesbury in 1811

  2. Earl of Shaftesbury (title)

    1851 - 1885

    title inherited on father's death in 1851

Peerages

  1. 7th Earl Shaftesbury

    7th Earl of Shaftesbury

    Hereditary

    1851

Constituencies

  1. Bath

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1851*
    Date of exit: 2 June 1851
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Dorset

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1846*
    Date of exit: c. 1846*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Also MP for Woodstock 1826-1830, Dorchester 1830-1831; elected for this seat 1831. Exit in or before February 1846.

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord of the Admiralty 1834-1835

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Cowper, Emily Catherine Caroline Frances

    Year: 1830

Relationships

  1. Father of Ashley

  2. Father of Anthony Ashley

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Carlton Club