Peter Merrick Hoare

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Peter Merrick Hoare (29 October 1843 – 22 February 1894)[1] was an English Conservative Party politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1868 to 1874.

Hoare was the son of Peter Richard Hoare of Luscombe, South Devon and his wife by Lady Sophia Marsham, daughter of Charles Marsham, 2nd Earl of Romney. He was a J.P. for Devon.[2]

At the 1868 general election Hoare was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Southampton.[3] He held the seat until his defeat at the 1874 general election.[3]

Hoare died at the age of 50.

Hoare married Edith Augusta Strong, daughter of the Rev. Edmond Strong, Rector of Clyst St Mary in June 1865.


  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "S" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
  2. ^ Debretts House of Commons and the Judicial Bench 1870
  3. ^ a b Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 280. ISBN 0-900178-26-4. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
George Moffatt
Russell Gurney
Member of Parliament for Southampton
With: Russell Gurney
Succeeded by
Sir Frederick Perkins
Russell Gurney