Melville Portal

Melville Portal JP, DL (31 July 1819 – 24 January 1904) was a British Conservative Party politician from Hampshire.wikipedia
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List of presidents of the Oxford Union

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In 1841 he was treasurer and in 1842 President of the Oxford Union.

North Hampshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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He was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for North Hampshire at a by-election in April 1849, following the resignation of the Conservative MP Sir William Heathcote.

Gerald Portal

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The couple had at least four children, including Sir Gerald Herbert Portal (1858–1894), and Katherine Charlotte Portal (1866–1917).
Gerald Portal was the second son of the politician Melville Portal.

Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 2nd Earl of Minto

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The son of John Portal of Freefolk Priors, Hampshire and his wife Elizabeth Drummond, in 1855 Portal married Lady Charlotte Elliot (died 1899), the first child of the 2nd Earl of Minto.
The eldest of Lord Minto's daughters, Lady Charlotte (died 1899), married the Conservative MP Melville Portal.

Justice of the peace

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Melville Portal JP, DL (31 July 1819 – 24 January 1904) was a British Conservative Party politician from Hampshire.

Deputy lieutenant

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Melville Portal JP, DL (31 July 1819 – 24 January 1904) was a British Conservative Party politician from Hampshire.

Conservative Party (UK)

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Melville Portal JP, DL (31 July 1819 – 24 January 1904) was a British Conservative Party politician from Hampshire.

Hampshire

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Melville Portal JP, DL (31 July 1819 – 24 January 1904) was a British Conservative Party politician from Hampshire.

Christ Church, Oxford

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Portal was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1842, and M.A. in 1844.

Master of Arts (Oxford, Cambridge, and Dublin)

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Portal was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1842, and M.A. in 1844.

Member of parliament

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He was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for North Hampshire at a by-election in April 1849, following the resignation of the Conservative MP Sir William Heathcote.

Sir William Heathcote, 5th Baronet

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He was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for North Hampshire at a by-election in April 1849, following the resignation of the Conservative MP Sir William Heathcote.

1852 United Kingdom general election

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He was re-elected unopposed in 1852 at a sparsely attended hustings in Winchester, and retired from the House of Commons at the 1857 general election.

Husting

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He was re-elected unopposed in 1852 at a sparsely attended hustings in Winchester, and retired from the House of Commons at the 1857 general election.

Winchester

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He was re-elected unopposed in 1852 at a sparsely attended hustings in Winchester, and retired from the House of Commons at the 1857 general election.

House of Commons of the United Kingdom

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He was re-elected unopposed in 1852 at a sparsely attended hustings in Winchester, and retired from the House of Commons at the 1857 general election.

1857 United Kingdom general election

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He was re-elected unopposed in 1852 at a sparsely attended hustings in Winchester, and retired from the House of Commons at the 1857 general election.

High Sheriff of Hampshire

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He was nominated as High Sheriff of Hampshire in 1861 and in 1862, and was appointed to the office in 1863, when his address was given as Laverstoke House, Mitcheldever Station.

Micheldever

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He was nominated as High Sheriff of Hampshire in 1861 and in 1862, and was appointed to the office in 1863, when his address was given as Laverstoke House, Mitcheldever Station.

Bateman's 'Great Landowners' (1883)

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According to John Bateman's The Great Landowners of Great Britain and Ireland, 1883, Melville Portal of Laverstoke, Overton, Hampshire, educated at Harrow and Christ Church, Oxford, and a member of the Carlton Club, had 10,966 acres in Hampshire worth 10,922 per annum.

Carlton Club

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According to John Bateman's The Great Landowners of Great Britain and Ireland, 1883, Melville Portal of Laverstoke, Overton, Hampshire, educated at Harrow and Christ Church, Oxford, and a member of the Carlton Club, had 10,966 acres in Hampshire worth 10,922 per annum.

Royal Navy

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The third son was Alaraic William John Portal, an officer in the Royal Navy.