First name(s)
Frederick William
Surname
Hervey, 1st Marquess of Bristol
Position(s) held at King's College London

Life Governor (1829-1859)

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended
  • St John’s College, Cambridge
  • Lincoln's Inn Ref: *1
Qualifications
  • MA (1788)
  • LL.D (1881)
  • FRS (1805)
  • FSA Ref: *1
Position(s) held (non King's College London)
  • Ensign, 1st Regt. of Foot Guards (1788-1792)
  • Major, Ickworth Yeomanry (1798)
  • M.P., Bury St Edmunds (1796, 1802-1803)
  • Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs (1801-1803)
  • High Steward of Bury St Edmunds Ref: *1
Professional activities
  • Styled Lord Hervey (1796-1803)
  • Succeeded as 5th Earl of Bristol (1803)
  • Created Marquess of Bristol and Earl Jermyn (1826) Ref: *1

Personal details

Date of birth
2 June 1769
Place of birth
Ireland
Date of death
15 February 1859
Family details

Second (and only surviving) son of  Frederick Augustus, Earl of Bristol and Bishop of Derry. Married to Elizabeth Charlotte Albinia, 1798. Father of Alfred H. (1833-), Arthur C. (1827-), Charles A. (1833-), and William (1822-). Ref: *1

Notes

“He lived at a time of great social reform and as an MP voted for the abolition of slavery in 1807.” Ref: *2

References

  1. A Cambridge Alumni Database, "Hervey, the Hon. Frederick William." http://venn.lib.cam.ac.uk/cgi-bin/search-2016.pl?sur=&suro=w&fir=&firo=c&cit=&cito=c&c=all&z=all&tex=HRVY786FW&sye=&eye=&col=all&maxcount=50. [Accessed 16 August 2017].
  2. Hervey Family, "Frederick William Hervey (1769-1859), 5th Earl and 1st Marquess of Bristol" http://www.ickworthchurch.org.uk/hervey-family. [Accessed 16 August 2017].
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