William Campbell, 2nd Baron Stratheden and Campbell

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Campbell as caricatured by Spy (Leslie Ward) in Vanity Fair, October 1873

William Frederick Campbell, 2nd Baron Stratheden, 2nd Baron Campbell (15 October 1824 – 21 January 1893), was a British peer and Liberal politician.


Stratheden and Campbell was the eldest son of Lord Chancellor John Campbell, 1st Baron Campbell, and Mary, 1st Baroness Stratheden, daughter of James Scarlett, 1st Baron Abinger.[1]

Political career[edit]

Stratheden and Campbell was elected Member of Parliament for Cambridge in 1847, a seat he held until 1852,[2] and later represented Harwich from 1859 to 1860.[3] The latter year he succeeded his mother in the barony of Stratheden and entered the House of Lords. The following year he also inherited the barony of Campbell on the death of his father.

Personal life[edit]

Lord Stratheden and Campbell died at Wandsworth, Surrey, in January 1893, aged 66. He never married and was succeeded in the baronies by his younger brother, Hallyburton.[1]


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Hon. John Manners-Sutton
Sir Fitzroy Kelly
Member of Parliament for Cambridge
With: Robert Adair
Succeeded by
Kenneth Macaulay
John Harvey Astell
Preceded by
Robert John Bagshaw
Henry Jervis-White-Jervis
Member of Parliament for Harwich
1859 – 1860
With: Henry Jervis-White-Jervis
Succeeded by
Henry Jervis-White-Jervis
Richard Thomas Rowley
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Mary Campbell
Baron Stratheden
1860 – 1893
Succeeded by
Hallyburton George Campbell
Preceded by
John Campbell
Baron Campbell
1861 – 1893