Royston

Viscount Royston

Rush ID: 792

Details

Born:
23 April 1836
Died:
18 May 1897
Birth place:
Wimpole Hall, Cambridgeshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Captain Charles Yorke MP (4th Earl of Hardwicke) and Hon. Susan Liddell, daughter of 1st Baron Ravensworth
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Junior whip
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
792
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q337983
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ROYSTON, Viscount (1836-1897)
  2. YORKE, Charles (1836-1897) **

Alternative names

  1. Charles (Charles Philip) Yorke (family name)

    1836 - 1897

    family name; assumed name Viscount Royston from birth

Peerages

  1. 5th Earl of Hardwicke

    Hereditary

    1873

Constituencies

  1. Cambridgeshire

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1873*
    Date of exit: 17 September 1873
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Comptroller of the Royal Household 1866-1868

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Harrow

Marriages

  1. Wellesley, Lady Sophia Georgiana

Relationships

  1. Son of Charles Yorke

  2. Nephew of Henry Liddell

  3. Nephew of Eliot Yorke

  4. Brother of Eliot Yorke

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. White's Club

  2. Carlton Club

  3. Travellers' Club