William Campbell, 2nd Baron Stratheden and Campbell
The Lord Stratheden and Campbell
|Member of Parliament for Harwich|
|Preceded by||Robert John Bagshaw|
|Succeeded by||Richard Rowley|
|Born||15 October 1824|
|Died||21 January 1893|
|Nationality||United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland|
|Education||Eton College, Balliol College, Oxford and Trinity College, Cambridge|
Stratheden and Campbell was the eldest son of Lord Chancellor John Campbell, 1st Baron Campbell, and Mary Elizabeth, 1st Baroness Stratheden, daughter of James Scarlett, 1st Baron Abinger. He was educated at Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford and Trinity College, Cambridge. He was awarded his M.A. in 1846.
Stratheden and Campbell was elected Member of Parliament for Cambridge in 1847, a seat he held until 1852, and later represented Harwich from 1859 to 1860. 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.
Lord Stratheden and Campbell dined at the Reform Club and had residences at Hartrigge House in Jedburgh and Stratheden House in Knightsbridge. He died at Wandsworth, Surrey, on 15 January 1893, aged 66. He never married and was succeeded in the baronies by his younger brother, Hallyburton.
- Edward Walford (1864). The County Families of the United Kingdom, Or Royal Manual of the Titled and Untitled Aristocracy of Great Britain and Ireland. 2. Ed. Greatly Enl. Hardwicke. pp. 166–.