Antony Lambton

Viscount Antony Claud Frederick Lambton

Rush ID: 8391

Details

Born:
10 July 1922
Died:
30 December 2006
Birth place:
Northumberland, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Farmer
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
5th Earl of Durham and Diana Mary Farquhar
Notes:
Disclaimed his peerage in February 1970
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8391
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q608103
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LAMBTON, Viscount (1922- )
  2. LAMBTON, Antony (1922- ) **

Alternative names

  1. Antony (Antony Claud Frederick) Lambton (family name)

    1922

    family name; assumed title Viscount Lambton on death of his elder brother in 1941.

Peerages

  1. 6th Earl of Durham

    Hereditary

    1970

    Disclaimed Peerage immediately after succession in February 1970

Constituencies

  1. Berwick-upon-Tweed

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: 25 October 1951
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1973*
    Date of exit: 1 June 1973
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Resigned following allegations about his private life.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Bishop Auckland

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 1950-02-23 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  2. Chester-le-Street

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 1945-07-05 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1955-1957

    to Selwyn Lloyd, as Foreign Secretary

  2. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1970-1973

    Ministry of Defence

Schools

  1. Harrow

Marriages

  1. Blew-Jones, Belinda Bridget

    Year: 1942

Relationships

  1. Grandson of Frederick Lambton

  2. Indirect relative of Hedworth Meux

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club