Lewisham

Lewisham

Rush ID: 9024

Details

Born:
12 August 1823
Died:
4 August 1891
Birth place:
Sandwell, Staffordshire
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Ethnic minority:
No
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
4th Earl of Dartmouth and his first wife Frances Talbot, daughter of 2nd Earl Talbot
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
Highest Office:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1
Education level:

References

Rush ID:
9024
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7613861
Parliament ID:
Not set
Beamish Person ID:
Not set
They work for you ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LEGGE, William (1823-1891) **
  2. LEWISHAM, Viscount (1823-1891)

Alternative names

  1. William (William Walter) Legge (Family Name)

    1823 - 1891

    family name; assumed title Viscount Lewisham from birth

Peerages

  1. 5th Earl of Dartmouth

    Hereditary

    1853

Constituencies

  1. Staffordshire Southern

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1849*
    Date of election: 19 February 1849
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First Entry
    Year of exit: 1853*
    Date of exit: 22 November 1853
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Finch, Lady Augusta

    Year: 1846

Relationships

  1. Grandparent of William Lewisham

  2. Parent of Lewisham

  3. Indirect relative of Guernsey

  4. Sibling of Heneage Legge

Parties

  1. Conservative Party Member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club