Edward Stanley

Hon. Edward Henry Stanley

Rush ID: 896

Details

Born:
21 July 1826
Died:
21 April 1893
Birth place:
Knowsley Park, Lancashire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Lord Stanley MP (14th Earl of Derby, Prime Minister) and Emma Caroline Bootle-Wilbraham, daughter of 1st Baron Skelmersdale
Notes:
Also held ministerial offices after succession to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
896
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332789
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. STANLEY, Lord (1826-1893) **
  2. STANLEY, Hon. Edward (1826-1893)

Alternative names

  1. Lord Stanley (a.k.a.)

    1851 - 1869

    title assumed from father's succession to Peerage in 1851 until his own succession in 1869

Peerages

  1. 15th Earl of Derby

    Hereditary

    1869

Constituencies

  1. King's Lynn

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1848*
    Date of election: 22 December 1848
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1869*
    Date of exit: 23 October 1869
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Marylebone

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Lancaster

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1848*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary of State 1852

    March-December 1852; Foreign Office

  2. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1858

    March-June 1858

  3. President of the Board of Control 1858

    June-September 1858

  4. Secretary of State for India 1858-1859

  5. Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1866-1868

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Rugby

Marriages

  1. Sackville-West, Mary Catherine

    Year: 1870

Relationships

  1. Nephew of Richard Wilbraham

  2. Son of Edward Stanley

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Travellers' Club