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Authorised form of nameGiffard; Hardinge Stanley (1823 - 1921); 1st Earl of Halsbury
Other forms of nameGiffard, Hardinge Stanley, Baron Halsbury
Dates1823 - 1921
NationalityBritish
Place of birthHis father's house at Pentonville, Middlesex, England
Date of birth03 September 1823
Place of deathHis house, Ennismore Gardens, Kensington, London
Date of death11/12/1921
Dates and placesBurial:
Stanmore, Middlesex
OccupationBarrister
ActivityEducation:
Merton College, Oxford. BA (1855), MA (1856).
Career:
Called to the Bar at Inner Temple (1850); QC (1865); Solicitor General (1875-1880); MP for Launceston (1877-1885); Privy Councillor (1885); Lord Chancellor (1885-1905)
Honours:
Kt 1875; Baron 1886; Earl 1898
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election13/01/1887
RelationshipsSon of Stanley Lees Giffard, Barrister; married twice
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Vanity Fair 22 June 1878
Notes:
Certificate of a Candidate of the privileged class for Election
Royal Society codeNA1584
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1887/01Giffard, Hardinge Stanley, 1st Earl of Halsbury: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/1/355Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Right Honourable, The Lord Chancellor, Hardinge Stanley Giffard17 January 1887
NLB/2/658Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Right Honorable Lord Hasbury [Hardinge Stanley Giffard], Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1888
NLB/16/683Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons19 May 1898
NLB/17/421Copy letter from Michael Foster, to The Marquis of Salisbury [Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil], Arthur James Balfour, Joseph Chamberlain, George Joachim Goschen, Sir John Eldon Gorst, the Duke of Devonshire [Spencer Compton Cavendish], the Earl of Halsbury [Hardinge Stanley Giffard], and Viscount Richard Assheton Cross27 October 1898
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