William John Brodrick, 8th Viscount Midelton (1830 - 1907) MP

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Birthplace: Castle Rising, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Surrey, United Kingdom
Managed by: Brian Gell
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About William John Brodrick, 8th Viscount Midelton

William Brodrick, 8th Viscount Midleton (6 January 1830 – 18 April 1907), was a British peer and Conservative

Midleton was the son of Reverend William John Brodrick, 7th Viscount Midleton, Dean of Exeter and Chaplain to Queen Victoria, son of the Right Reverend the Hon. Charles Brodrick, Archbishop of Cashel. His mother was Harriett, daughter of George Brodrick, 4th Viscount Midleton.

Midleton was returned to Parliament as one of two representatives for Surrey Mid in 1868. Two years later he succeeded his father in the viscountcy. He also served as Lord Lieutenant of Surrey between 1896 and 1905.

Lord Midleton married the Hon. Augusta Mary, daughter of Thomas Fremantle, 1st Baron Cottesloe, in 1853. they had several children. Lady Midleton died in June 1903. Lord Brodrick survived her by four years and died in April 1907, aged 77. He was succeeded by his eldest son, St John, who was a prominent Conservative politician and was created Earl of Midleton in 1920.

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William John Brodrick 8th Viscount Midleton's Timeline

1830
January 6, 1830
Castle Rising, Norfolk, United Kingdom
1853
October 25, 1853
Age 23
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
1856
December 14, 1856
Age 26
1861
1861
Age 30
1907
April 18, 1907
Age 77
Surrey, United Kingdom
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