George Byng

Mr George Stevens Byng

Rush ID: 9092

Details

Born:
8 June 1806
Died:
29 October 1886
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Lieut-General Sir John Byng MP (1st Earl of Strafford) and Mary Stevens Mackenzie
Notes:
Succeeded his father as MP in 1835.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
9092
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5537511
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BYNG, George (1806-1886)
  2. ENFIELD, Viscount (1806-1886) **

Alternative names

  1. Viscount Enfield (a.k.a.)

    1847 - 1860

    title assumed on father's elevation as 1st Earl Strafford in 1847

Peerages

  1. 2nd Earl of Strafford

    Hereditary

    1860

Constituencies

  1. Chatham

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Poole

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1835*
    Date of election: 21 May 1835
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Chatham

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1834*
    Date of election: 26 June 1834
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Also MP for Milbourne Port, 1830-1832.

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord of the Treasury 1834

Marriages

  1. Paget, Lady Agnes

    Year: 1829

  2. Cavendish, Harriet Elizabeth

    Year: 1848

Relationships

  1. Son of John Byng

  2. Nephew of George Byng

  3. Father of George Byng

  4. Related by marriage to Charles Cavendish

  5. Related by marriage to William Cavendish

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member