Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
NameSir Henry HALFORD 2nd Bt, 7365
Birth1797
Death1868
MotherElizabeth Barbara St JOHN , 7344 (1762-1833)
Spouses
Birth1806
Death1869
FatherSir John VAUGHAN , 7361 (1768-1839)
MotherHon Augusta Beauchamp ST JOHN , 7363 (-1913)
ChildrenHenry St John , 7371 (1828-1897)
 Frederick St John , 7372 (1830-1897)
Notes for Sir Henry HALFORD 2nd Bt
Sir Henry Halford, 2nd Baronet (1797 – 22 May 1868) was an English Tory and later Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1832 to 1857.

Halford was the son of Sir Henry Halford, 1st Baronet and his wife Hon. Elizabeth Barbara St John daughter of John St John, 12th Baron St John of Bletso.

Halford was elected at the 1832 general election as one of the two Members of Parliament (MP) for the newly-created Southern division of Leicestershire,[3] and held the seat at five further general elections until he stood down at the 1857 general election he faced only one contested election, in 1841, when he was returned with a large majority.

Halford married his cousin Barbara Vaughan, daughter of Sir John Vaughan, his paternal uncle and his wife Louisa Boughton, widow of Andrew St John, 14th Baron St John of Bletso and daughter of Sir Charles William Rouse-Boughton, 9th Baronet. They had two sons (both of whom married, but died issueless)

Sir Henry St. John Halford, 3rd Bart.
Reverend Sir John Frederick Halford, 4th Bart.
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