Poulett Somerset

Mr Poulett George Henry Somerset

Rush ID: 885

Details

Born:
19 June 1822
Died:
7 September 1875
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Lord Charles Henry Somerset, Governor of Cape of Good Hope, and his second wife Lady Mary Poulett.
Notes:
Succeeded his indirect relative Edward Somerset as MP in 1859; succeeded by his indirect relative Lord Henry Somerset as MP in 1871.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
885
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7235558
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SOMERSET, Poulett (1822-1875)

Constituencies

  1. Monmouthshire

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1859*
    Date of election: 1 July 1859
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1871*
    Date of exit: c. 1871*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Exit February 1871.

Marriages

  1. Mytton, Barbara Augusta Norah

    Year: 1847

Relationships

  1. Indirect relative of Henry Somerset

  2. Indirect relative of Edward Somerset

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Army and Navy Club