Lord Francis Hervey (26 October 1846 – 10 January 1931) was a barrister and Conservative Party politician.

The son of the Marquess of Bristol, he was educated at Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford, graduating BA in 1869. he was called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn in 1872. He was a member of parliament from 1874–80 and 1885-92.

He served a single three-year term as a member of the London School Board, elected as one of the representatives of Finsbury in 1876.

He was Second Civil Service Commissioner from 1892-1907 and First Civil Service Commissioner from 1907-09. he retired to Brighton, Sussex.

Wikipedia page [1] refers.


  • Hervey, Lord. Who Was Who.
  • "Obituary: Lord Francis Hervey. East Anglian History". The Times: p. 17. 12 Jnauary 1931. 

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