Edward Stanley

Hon. Edward Geoffrey Stanley

Rush ID: 9049

Details

Born:
19 March 1799
Died:
23 October 1869
Birth place:
Knowsley Park, Lancashire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
13th Earl of Derby and Charlotte Margaret Hornby
Notes:
Better known as 14th Earl of Derby, under which name he was Prime Minister three times. Held ministerial offices before 1832 and after succession to Peerage in 1851.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
9049
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q237829
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SMITH-STANLEY, Edward (1799-1869) **
  2. STANLEY, Lord (1799-1869) **
  3. STANLEY, Hon. Edward (1799-1869)

Alternative names

  1. Edward (Edward Geoffrey) Smith-Stanley (family name)

    1799 - 1869

    family name; assumed title Lord Stanley in 1834

  2. Lord Stanley (a.k.a.)

    1834 - 1844

    title assumed from father's succession to Peerage in 1834 until his own elevation in 1844

Peerages

  1. 14th Earl of Derby

    Hereditary

    1851

  2. Baron Stanley of Bickerstaffe

    Hereditary

    1844

    summoned to Lords using one of his father's lesser titles

Constituencies

  1. Lancashire 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: 1844*
    Date of exit: c. 1844*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Also MP for Stockbridge, 1820; Preston, 1826-1830; and Windsor, 1831-1832. Exit August 1844.

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary for Ireland 1832-1833

  2. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1833-1834

  3. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1841-

Marriages

  1. Bootle-Wilbraham, Emma Caroline

    Year: 1825

Relationships

  1. Father of Edward Stanley

  2. Related by marriage to Richard Wilbraham

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member