Hugh Seely

Mr Hugh Michael Seely

Rush ID: 8016

Details

Born:
2 October 1898
Died:
1 April 1970
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Charles Seely MP and Hilda Grant
Notes:
Succeeded as Baronet in 1926. Held ministerial office after elevation to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1926
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8016
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q11802791
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SEELY, Hugh (1898-1970)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Sherwood

    New hereditary

    1941

Constituencies

  1. Berwick-upon-Tweed

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1941*
    Date of exit: 4 August 1941
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Norfolk Eastern

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1924
    Date of exit: 29 October 1924
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Kensington South

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Norfolk Eastern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1940-1941

    to Sir Archibald Sinclair, as Secretary of State for Air

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Chetwode, Hon. Patricia

    Year: 1942

    Notes: Divorced 1948

  2. Thornton, Katherine

    Year: 1970

Relationships

  1. Son of Charles Seely

  2. Nephew of John Seely

  3. Grandson of Charles Seely

  4. Indirect relative of Charles Seely

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member