Cavendish

Lord William Cavendish

Rush ID: 9085

Details

Born:
27 April 1808
Died:
21 December 1891
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
William Cavendish, MP before 1832, and Louisa O'Callaghan.
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
9085
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q337626
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CAVENDISH, Lord (1808-1891)
  2. CAVENDISH, William (1808-1891) **

Alternative names

  1. William (William) Cavendish (family name)

    1808 - 1891

    family name; assumed title Lord Cavendish on grandfather's elevation to Peerage in 1831.

Peerages

  1. 2nd Earl of Burlington

    Hereditary

    1834

    Inherited title from his grandfather.

  2. 7th Duke of Devonshire

    Hereditary

    1858

Constituencies

  1. Derbyshire 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: 1834*
    Date of exit: 4 May 1834
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Also MP for Cambridge University in 1829-1830; and for Malton 1831.

Marriages

  1. Howard, Blanche Georgiana

    Year: 1829

    Notes: 4 sons, 1 daughter

Relationships

  1. Nephew of Henry Cavendish

  2. Brother of George Cavendish

  3. Nephew of Charles Cavendish

  4. Son of (MP BEFORE 1832)

  5. Father of Frederick Cavendish

  6. Father of Edward Cavendish

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member