Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
NameSir Edmund Hope VERNEY Bt, FRSG, DL, JP, 3262
MotherEliza HOPE , 3269
FatherSir John Hay WILLIAMS , 3282 (1794-1859)
ChildrenHarry Calvert Williams , 970 (1881-1974)
Notes for Sir Edmund Hope VERNEY Bt, FRSG, DL, JP
3rd Baronet .

From Wikipedia:

He was the oldest son of Sir Harry Verney, 2nd Baronet and his first wife Eliza Hope, daughter of Admiral Sir George Johnstone Hope. Verney was educated at Harrow School and entered the Royal Navy in 1851. He succeeded his father as baronet in 1894.

Verney served in the Crimean War between 1854 and 1855 being afterwards honoured with the Crimea Medal and its Sebastopol clasp and the Turkish Crimean War medal. Following his incolvement in the Indian Mutiny between 1857 and 1858, where he was mentioned in despatches and received the Indian Mutiny Medal with the Lucknow clasp, he was promoted to lieutenant.[5] From 1862, he commanded HMS Grappler and in 1866 he was transferred as a commander to HMS Oberon. Verney was onboard of HMS Growler from 1870 and in 1875 he was attached to Her Majesty's Coastguard, division Liverpool until 1877, when he was promoted to captain. He retired seven years later.

Verney contested unsuccessfully Great Marlow in 1868, Anglesey in 1874 and Portsmouth in 1880. He entered the British House of Commons in 1885, sitting as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Buckingham until the following year. He represented the constituency again from 1889 until 1891, when he was expelled after being sentenced to one year of imprisonment for a misdemeanour.

Verney was a member of the Isle of Anglesey County Council as well as the London County Council and in 1887 was appointed chairman of the Quarter Sessions, Anglesey, a post he held for the next three years. He was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and was a Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant for Anglesey and Buckinghamshire.]
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