William Beresford

Mr William Beresford

Rush ID: 6559

Details

Born:
17 April 1797
Died:
6 October 1883
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Marcus Beresford and Frances Arabella Leeson, daughter of 1st Earl of Milltown
Notes:
Stenton gives year of birth as 1798.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6559
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8005441
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BERESFORD, William (1797-1883)

Constituencies

  1. Essex Northern

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Harwich

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Hythe

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: Mon 24th Jul 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary at War 1852

    March-December 1852

Higher education

  1. St Mary's Hall

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Heneage, Catherine

    Year: 1833

Relationships

  1. Son of Marcus Beresford

  2. Related by marriage to George Heneage

  3. Related by marriage to Edward Heneage

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Travellers' Club