Ebrington

Viscount Hugh Ebrington

Rush ID: 9005

Details

Born:
13 February 1783
Died:
14 September 1861
Birth place:
Devon, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
1st Earl Fortescue and Hester Grenville
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
9005
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5359607
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. EBRINGTON, Viscount (1783-1861)
  2. FORTESCUE, Hugh (1783-1861) **

Alternative names

  1. Hugh (Hugh) Fortescue (family name)

    1783 - 1861

    family name; assumed title Viscount Ebrington on father's elevation as Earl Fortescue in 1789

Peerages

  1. Baron Fortescue

    Hereditary

    1839

    Elevated to House of Lords using one of his father's titles, on appointment as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.

  2. 2nd Earl Fortescue

    Hereditary

    1841

Constituencies

  1. Devon Northern

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1839*
    Date of exit: 1 March 1839
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Also MP for Barnstaple 1804-1807, St Mawes 1807-1809, Buckingham 1812-1817, Devonshire 1818-1820, Tavistock 1820-1830, Devonshire 1830-1832.

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1847-1851

    Poor Law Board

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Marriages

  1. Ryder, Lady Susan

    Year: 1817

Relationships

  1. Father of Ebrington

  2. Grandfather of Ebrington

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member