William Talbot

Mr William Henry Fox Talbot

Rush ID: 7265

Details

Born:
11 February 1800
Died:
17 September 1877
Birth place:
Melbury, Dorset, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
William Davenport Talbot and Elisabeth Theresa Fox-Strangways, daughter of 2nd Earl of Ilchester
Notes:
Better known as the inventor of paper-based photography, in 1839.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
7265
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q299565
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FOX TALBOT, William (1800-1877) **
  2. TALBOT, William (1800-1877)

Alternative names

  1. William (William Henry) Fox Talbot (a.k.a.)

    1800 - 1877

    alternative style used in some references

Constituencies

  1. Chippenham

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Harrow

Marriages

  1. Mundy, Constance

    Year: 1832

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member