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Hugh Frederic Hislop Elliot


Civil servant and politician. At Trinity College, Cambridge, 1866–70. Admitted to the Inner Temple, 1870. Clerk to the table of the House of Commons, 1872–82. Private secretary to the first commissioner of works, 1873–4. MP for North Ayrshire, 1885–92. Justice of the peace for Ayrshire.


Alum. Cantab.


Alum. Cantab.: Alumni Cantabrigienses. A biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge, from the earliest times to 1900. Compiled by John Venn and J. A. Venn. 10 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1922–54.