Sir Henry Meux, 2nd Baronet

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Sir Henry Meux, 2nd Baronet (28 December 1817 – 1 January 1883), was head of Meux and Co., a London brewery,[1] and a Member of Parliament (MP). He succeeded to his father's baronetcy on 7 April 1841.[2][self-published source] He married Lady Louisa Caroline Brudenell-Bruce on 19 January 1856.[3]

He served as High Sheriff of Hertfordshire in 1845.[4] He was then Conservative MP for Hertfordshire from 1847 to 1859.[5]

He was the owner of Dauntsey Park House.[6]


  1. ^ Burd, Van Akin (1973). The Ruskin Family Letters. Cornell University Press. 
  2. ^ "Baronetage : MALET of Wilbury". Retrieved 2017-04-04. 
  3. ^ "Person Page". Retrieved 2017-04-04. 
  4. ^ "No. 20439". The London Gazette. 4 February 1845. p. 315. 
  5. ^ F W S Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results 1832–1885 (2nd edition, Aldershot: Parliamentary Research Services, 1989)
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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Thomas Plumer Halsey
Abel Smith
Hon. Granville Ryder
Member of Parliament for Hertfordshire
With: Thomas Plumer Halsey 1847–1854
Hon. Thomas Brand 1847–1852
Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton 1852–1859
Abel Smith 1854–1857
Christopher William Puller1857–1859
Succeeded by
Christopher William Puller
Abel Smith
Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Frederick Cass
High Sheriff of Hertfordshire
Succeeded by
Felix Calvert
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Henry Meux
(of Theobalds Park)
Succeeded by
Henry Bruce Meux