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Ellice, Edward.
Adm. pens. (age 18) at TRINITY, June 6, 1828. [Only] s. of [The Rt. Hon.] Edward [M.P., by his first wife, Lady Hannah Althea Bettesworth]. B. [Aug. 19, 1810], in London.
School, Eton.
Matric. Michs. 1828; M.A. 1831.
In the Diplomatic Service; went to Russia, 1832, as Private Secretary to Lord Durham, and in the same capacity to Canada, 1838.
M.P. for Huddersfield, 1836-7; for St Andrew's District, 1837-79.
Supported the abolition of the Corn Laws and of the Navigation laws, and strongly maintained the principles of Free Trade.
Gave important aid in the reform of Scotch Poor Law and Lunacy Law, opposed the Maynooth Fraud, and advocated the disestablishment of the Irish Church.
Offered a peerage by Gladstone, in 1869, but declined it. Gave valuable evidence before the Royal Commission on the state of the Highlands, 1873.
Retired from Parliament, Nov. 4, 1879.
J.P. and D.L. Of Invergarry, Co. Inverness.
Married (1) 1834, Katharine, dau. of Gen. Balfour, of Balbirnie; (2) Eliza Stewart, widow of Alexander Speirs, of Elderslie, and dau. of T. Campbell Hagart, of Bantaskyne.
Author, A Letter in Reply to a Report on the Poor Law in the Highlands, 1855.
Died s.p., on board his yacht off Portland, during the night of Aug. 2, 1880.
Buried at Tor-na-Cairidh, on Lochgarry, Invernessshire.
(Boase, I. 779; Eton Sch. Lists; D.N.B.; Burke, L.G.)
Edward ELLICE
Approx. lifespan: 1810–1908
pens. aged 18 Trinity College adm1828:06:06
Only s. of [The Rt Hon.] Edward [
M.P.: by his first wife, Lady Hannah Althea Bettesworth].
b. 1810:08:19 London ,
Sch: Eton
Matric 1828:10MT:
MA 1831
In: Diplomatic Service
went to Russia , 1832, as Private
Sec. to: : Lord Durham, and in the same capacity to Canada , 1838
M.P. for: : Huddersfield, [Yorkshire], 1836-37
for St Andrew's District [Fife ???], 1837-79
Supported the abolition of the Corn Laws and of the Navigation laws, and strongly maintained the principles of Free Trade. Gave important aid in the reform of Scotch Poor Law and Lunacy Law, opposed the Maynooth Fraud, and advocated the disestablishment of the Irish Church.
Offered a peerage by Gladstone, in1869, but declined it.
Gave valuable evidence before the Royal Commission on the state of the Highlands 1873
Retired from Parliament 1879:11:04
J.P. and D.L.:
Of Invergarry, Inverness-shire ,
m. (1) 1834 Katharine BALFOUR dau. of General BALFOUR of Balbirnie, Aberdeenshire or Fife ,
m. (2) Eliza Stewart, widow of Alexander Speirs of Elderslie, [Renfrewshire], , and dau. of T. Campbell HAGART of Bantaskyne, [Stirlingshire],
Publ.: A Letter in Reply to a Report on the Poor Law in the Highlands 1855
d. s.p., on board his yacht off Portland, [Dorset], , during the night of 1880:08:02
bur. Tor-na-Cairidh, on Lochgarry, Inverness-shire ,
( Boase, I. 779; Eton School Lists; D.N.B. ; Burke, L.G. )

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