Courtenay

Viscount William Reginald Courtenay

Rush ID: 9002

Details

Born:
14 August 1807
Died:
18 November 1888
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
29th Earl of Devon and Harriet Leslie Pepys
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
9002
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8007168
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. COURTENAY, Viscount (1807-1888)
  2. COURTENAY, William (1807-1888) **

Alternative names

  1. William (William Reginald) Courtenay (family name)

    1807 - 1888

    family name; assumed title Viscount Courtenay on father's succession as 29th Earl in 1835

Peerages

  1. 30th Earl of Devon

    Hereditary

    1859

Constituencies

  1. Devon Southern

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1849*
    Date of exit: c. 1849*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Exit January 1849.

Ministerial offices

  1. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1866-1867

  2. President of the Poor Law Board 1867-1868

Marriages

  1. Fortescue, Elizabeth

    Year: 1830

Relationships

  1. Father of Courtenay

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Devonshire Club

  2. Carlton Club