Hubert Beaumont (Liberal politician)

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Hubert Beaumont

Hubert George Beaumont (6 April 1864 – 14 August 1922),[1] styled The Honourable from 1906, was a British Liberal Party politician.

He was the third son of Wentworth Beaumont, 1st Baron Allendale and his wife Lady Margaret Anne de Burgh, daughter of Ulick de Burgh, 1st Marquess of Clanricarde.[2] Beaumont was educated at Eton College and then at Cheltenham College.[3] He studied at Balliol College, Oxford, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree.[3]

He contested King's Lynn in 1895, thereafter Buckingham in 1900 and Barnard Castle three years later.[3] Beaumont finally entered the British House of Commons in 1906, sitting for Eastbourne until January 1910.[1] He was invested as a Knight of Grace of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem in 1918[4] and was appointed High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire in the next year.[5]

On 26 May 1900, he married Elisa Mercedes Grace, daughter of Michael Paul Grace. She drowned on 10 August 1917.[5] Their only son was Michael Wentworth Beaumont.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, Eastbourne". Retrieved 23 August 2009. 
  2. ^ Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles (1929). Armorial Families. vol. I. London: Hurst & Blackett. 
  3. ^ a b c Who's Who 1914 (66th ed.). Adam & Charles Black. 1914. pp. 135–136. 
  4. ^ "no. 30501". The London Gazette. 29 January 1918. p. 1425. Retrieved 23 August 2009. 
  5. ^ a b c "ThePeerage - Hon. Hubert George Beaumont". Retrieved 21 December 2006. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Lindsay Hogg
Member of Parliament for Eastbourne
1906January 1910
Succeeded by
Rupert Sackville Gwynne