William Lyon

1807 - 1892


Biography

Son of David Lyon senior (q.v.), who left him £100,000. He himself left £162,009 18s 10d on his death in 1892. Briefly MP for Seaford at the end of the unreformed House of Commons, when he opposed the Reform Bill: he later reappeared as 'a free trader and a Liberal' in standing unsuccessfully for Marylebone in 1859.

Sources

National Probate Calendar 1892; http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1820-1832/member/lyon-william-1807-1892 [accessed 18/09/2017].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Louisa Maria Sporle
Children
3s

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

MP
 
election →
Seaford Sussex
1831 - 1832

Relationships (3)

Brothers
Son → Father
Brothers