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University of Cambridge, 4 Mill Ln, Cambridge CB2 1RZ, UK
Ardincaple House, 3 Shaftesbury Rd, Cambridge CB2 8BW, UK
St. Mary and St. John Churchyard Rothley, Charnwood Borough, Leicestershire, England

Kenneth Macaulay (1815 – 29 July 1867)[1] was an English Conservative Party politician. He sat in the House of Commons between 1852 and 1865. He was part of the Cambridge Apostles.

Macaulay was born in 1815 in Rothley, Leicestershire, England, the son of Rev. Aulay Macaulay, the vicar of Rothley. Kenneth and his father were descended, in the male-line, from the Macaulay family of Lewis. He was second cousin to the abolitionist, Zachary Macaulay. Both men had ties to Sierra Leone.

He was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge, graduating B.A. in 1835.[2] In 1843, he married Harriet Woollcombe, daughter of W. Woollcombe. He was elected as a Member of Parliament for Cambridge at the 1852 general election,[3] but the a petition was lodged and the election was declared void on 1 March 1853. A Royal Commission was established, and the writ of election was suspended until 1854. Macaulay contested the Cambridge again at the 1857 general election, and regained his seat,[4] holding it until he stood down at the 1865 general election.[1][5] Macaulay died on 27 July 1867, at Ardincaple House, Shaftsebury Road, Cambridge.[6]


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