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The Hon. Octavius Duncombe (8 April 1817 – 3 December 1879) was a British Conservative politician.

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Background

Duncombe was a younger son of Charles Duncombe, 1st Baron Feversham, and Lady Charlotte, daughter of William Legge, 2nd Earl of Dartmouth. Admiral the Hon. Arthur Duncombe was his elder brother.

Political career

Duncombe was elected Member of Parliament for the North Riding of Yorkshire in 1841, a seat he held until 1859, and again between 1867 and 1874.

Family

Duncombe married Lady Emily Caroline, daughter of John Campbell, 1st Earl Cawdor, in 1842. He died in December 1879, aged 62. His wife died in March 1911.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Hon. William Duncombe
Edward Stillingfleet Cayley
Member of Parliament for the North Riding of Yorkshire
1841–1859
With: Edward Stillingfleet Cayley
Succeeded by
Edward Stillingfleet Cayley
Hon. William Duncombe
Preceded by
Hon. William Duncombe
Sir Frederick Milbank, Bt
Member of Parliament for the North Riding of Yorkshire
1867–1874
With: Sir Frederick Milbank, Bt
Succeeded by
Sir Frederick Milbank, Bt
Viscount Helmsley

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