Thom's Irish Who's Who/Archdale, Right Hon. Edward Mervyn


ARCHDALE, Right Hon. Edward Mervyn, P.C. (Ireland), 1920; J.P., D.L. Minister of Agriculture and Minister of Commerce, Northern Ireland, since 1921; M.P. (C) North Fermanagh, 1898-1903, 1916-1919; M.P. (C) Fermanagh and Tyrone since 1919; engaged in farming; Chairman Standing Committee Ulster Council; Commodore Enniskillen Yacht Club; President Enniskillen Golf Club; b. 1853; m. 1880, Alicia Bland, youngest dau. of late Quintin Fleming, of Chapel, Liverpool, and has issue four sons and one dau. Educ.: Naval School, Portsmouth, entered the Royal Navy, 1866; Lieut., 1875; retired, 1880; served China Station in "Juno"; Mediterranean Station "Invincible," and "Helicon"; "Sultan" when commanded by late Duke of Edinburgh; Cape and West Coast of Africa in "Dwarf"; High Sheriff County Fermanagh, 1884; Res.: Riversdale, Ballinamallard, County Fermanagh. Clubs: Kildare Street, Dublin; Fermanagh County; Ulster, Belfast; Constitutional, London.