Marcus Beresford (1818–1890)
Early life and education
Beresford was commissioned into the 7th Surrey Rifle Volunteers (later 4th Volunteer Battalion, East Surrey Regiment). He became Captain-Commandant in February 1860 and was promoted Major-Commandant later the same month. In 1864 he was promoted Lieutenant-Colonel. By 1874 he was a Colonel.
He married twice. Firstly, Elizabeth Green, the daughter of George Green, on 20 September 1848 at St. Oswald Parish Church, Durham. They had six children. Secondly, Eleanor Richardson on 2 June 1881 at St. George, Hanover Square, London. His daughter Selina (1859–1938) married Sir Hay Frederick Donaldson, the son of Sir Stuart Donaldson.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "S" (part 4)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Robert Henry Mair, ed. (1872). Debrett's House of Commons and The Judicial Bench 1886. London: Dean and Son. p. 60. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1989) . British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 17. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Marcus Beresford
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1870 – 1880
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Edward George Clarke 1880
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