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William 
Lamb
1779 - 1834


William 
Lamb
, Whig M.P. (1806); supported Catholic emancipation; Irish secretary (1827, 1828); succeeded to viscountcy (1829); home secretary under Grey (1830-34), employed in Ireland coercive measures. Prime minister (July-Nov. 1834 and 1835-41), eminently tactful political adviser of young Queen Victoria; opposed reduction of duties on imported grain; his firm stand averted war with France over Syria (1840).

Born: , , , England 15th Mar 1779 Baptised:
Died: Brocket, Hatfield, Herts., England 24th Nov 1834 Buried:
Family:
Lamb

Titles:

Ancestors
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1.
William 
Lamb
(
Ponsonby
) 1779 - 1834
2.
Peniston 
Lamb
(
Milbanke
) 1748 - 1828
4.
 
3.
Elizabeth 
Milbanke
(
Lamb
) 1751 - 1818
6.
Sir Ralph 
Milbanke
c. 1725 - 1798
 

Siblings


1.
Peniston 
Lamb
1770 - 1805
2.
Frederick James 
Lamb
* 1782
3.
George 
Lamb
(
St Jules
) 1784 - 1834
4.
Emily Mary 
Lamb
(
Cowper
,
Temple
) 1787 - 1869
5.
Harriet Anne 
Lamb
1789 - 1803

Spouses



1. 3rd Jun 1805
Caroline 
Ponsonby
(
Lamb
) 1785 - 1828

Descendants
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Sources

  • Family Archivists: see
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Timeline


15th Mar 1779Born England
3rd Jun 1805Married
Caroline 
Ponsonby
(
Lamb
) 1785 - 1828
22nd Jul 1828
William 
Lamb
(
Ponsonby
) 1779 - 1834 inherited the title
Melbourne
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24th Nov 1834Died Brocket, Hatfield, Herts., England
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