Sir Edward Kerrison, 2nd Baronet
Sir Edward Clarence Kerrison, 2nd Baronet (2 January 1821 – 11 July 1886) was a British Conservative Party politician.
He married Lady Caroline Margaret Fox-Strangways, daughter of Henry Fox-Strangways, 3rd Earl of Ilchester, on 23 July 1844, but had no children.
He succeeded his father in 1852 as Member of Parliament for the borough of Eye and as baronet the following year. He represented Eye until 1866 when he resaigned by becoming a Steward of the Manor of Northstead to stand for the East Suffolk seat. He was returned for East Suffolk, but resigned from Parliament the following year by taking becoming a Steward of the Chiltern Hundreds.
Described as a "Great friend of the agricultural laborers", he also took part in the building of a branch railway to Eye. He died at Brome Hall, Scole, Norfolk in 1886, and the baronetcy became extinct.
- Boase, Frederic (1897). Modern English Biography v. 2. Netherton & Worth. p. 865. Retrieved 2008-08-24.
- Leigh Rayment's list of baronets [self-published source][better source needed]
- Craig, F. W. S. (1989) . British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Sir Edward Kerrison
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Sir Edward Kerrison, Bt
|Member of Parliament for Eye
|Member of Parliament for East Suffolk
With: John Henniker-Major
Frederick Snowdon Corrance
|Baronetage of the United Kingdom|
(of Wick House)