Edward Watkin

Sir Edward William Watkin

Rush ID: 1000

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1819
Died:
14 April 1901
Birth place:
Salford, Lancashire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (railways)
Election occupation:
Company director (railways)
Parentage:
Absalom Watkin, of Rose Hill, Cheshire, and his wife Elizabeth
Notes:
Knighted 1868, created Baronet 1880.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1868
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1000
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5345819
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WATKIN, Sir Edward (1819-1901)

Constituencies

  1. Hythe

    Party: Ind. Lib.
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1895
    Date of exit: 13 July 1895
    Party: Ind. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Hythe

    Party: LU
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Party: LU
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as Ind. Liberal for latter part of this service.
  3. Hythe

    Party: Ind. Lib.
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Party: Ind. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Hythe

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Stockport

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1864*
    Date of election: 9 May 1864
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  6. Great Yarmouth

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857*
    Date of exit: c. 1857*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit in or before August 1857; unseated on petition.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Exeter

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1873*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Cheshire Eastern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1869*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  3. Great Yarmouth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Marriages

  1. Mellor, Mary

    Year: 1845

  2. Ingram, unknown

    Year: 1892

Relationships

  1. Father of Alfred Watkin

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    -1886

  2. Liberal Unionist member

    1886-

Clubs

  1. Reform Club