John Hobhouse

Sir John Cam Hobhouse

Rush ID: 6897

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1786
Died:
3 June 1869
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (brewing/distilling)
Election occupation:
Company director (brewing/distilling)
Parentage:
Sir Benjamin Hobhouse, 1st Bart
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6897
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332595
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HOBHOUSE, Sir John (1786-1869)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Broughton of Broughton-de-Gyfford

    New hereditary

    1851

Constituencies

  1. Harwich

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1848*
    Date of election: 1 April 1848
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1851*
    Date of exit: c. 1851*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit February 1851 (exact date of elevation unknown).
  2. Nottingham

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1834*
    Date of election: 25 July 1834
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Westminster

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1833*
    Date of exit: 11 May 1833
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: First elected for this constituency in 1820. Resigned to force by-election, but defeated.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Bristol

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: Tue 6th Jan 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary at War 1832

  2. Secretary for Ireland 1833

    Resigned May 1833

  3. President of the Board of Control 1835-1841

  4. Commissioner of Woods and Forests 1834

  5. President of the Board of Control 1846-

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Hay, Lady Julia

    Year: 1828

Relationships

  1. Brother of Henry Hobhouse

  2. Brother of Thomas Hobhouse

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Reform Club