James Duff

Mr James Duff

Rush ID: 6732

Details

Born:
6 July 1814
Died:
7 August 1879
Birth place:
Edinburgh, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
General Hon. Sir Alexander Duff and Anne Stein
Notes:
Has two entries in Stenton, as James Duff and Earl of Fife
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6732
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q11309157
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DUFF, James (1814-1879)
  2. FIFE, Earl of (1814-1879) **

Alternative names

  1. Earl of Fife (a.k.a.)

    1857 - 1857

    title assumed on succession to Scottish Peerage in March 1857; elevated to UK Peerage in October 1857 as Baron of Skene

Peerages

  1. 5th Earl of Fife

    Hereditary

    1857

    Scottish peerage; succeeded his uncle.

  2. 1st Baron of Skene

    New hereditary

    1857

Constituencies

  1. Banffshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857*
    Date of exit: c. 1857*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Exit June 1857.

Marriages

  1. Hay, Lady Agnes Georgiana

    Year: 1846

Relationships

  1. Brother of George Duff

  2. Related by marriage to John Ricardo

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Reform Club