Arthur Moyses William Hill, 2nd Baron Sandys

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Lord Sandys.

Lieutenant-General Arthur Moyses William Hill, 2nd Baron Sandys (10 January 1793 – 16 July 1860), styled as Lord Arthur Hill until 1836, was an Anglo-Irish soldier and politician.

Background[edit]

Hill was the second son of Arthur Hill, 2nd Marquess of Downshire, and Mary, daughter and heiress of Colonel the Honourable Martin Sandys, son of Samuel Sandys, 1st Baron Sandys.[1] His mother was created Baroness Sandys in her own right in 1802, with remainder to her younger sons.

Political career[edit]

Hill entered Parliament as one of two representatives for County Down in 1817, a seat he held until 1836, when he succeeded his mother in the barony.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Lord Sandys died in July 1860, aged 67. He was unmarried and was succeeded in the barony by his younger brother, Lord Marcus.[1]

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Meade
Viscount Castlereagh
Member of Parliament for County Down
1817 – 1836
With: Viscount Castlereagh 1817–1836
Mathew Forde 1821–1826
Viscount Castlereagh 1826–1836
Succeeded by
Viscount Castlereagh
Earl of Hillsborough
Military offices
Preceded by
Archibald Money
Colonel of the 2nd (Royal North British) Regiment of Dragoons
1858–1860
Succeeded by
Sir Alexander Clark-Kennedy
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Mary Hill
Baron Sandys
1836–1860
Succeeded by
Marcus Sandys