Richard Webster

Sir Richard Everard Webster

Rush ID: 1009

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1842
Died:
15 December 1915
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Thomas Webster, QC, and Elizabeth Calthrop
Notes:
Knighted 1885; created Baronet in 1899.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1885
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1009
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334251
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WEBSTER, Sir Richard (1842-1915)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Alverstone

    New hereditary

    1900

  2. 1st Viscount Alverstone

    New hereditary

    1913

Constituencies

  1. Launceston

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1885*
    Date of election: 4 July 1885
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Isle of Wight

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1900*
    Date of exit: c. 1900*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit before 23 May 1900; resigned on appointment as Master of the Rolls

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Bewdley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Attorney-General 1885

    appointed before his first election

  2. Attorney-General 1886-1892

  3. Attorney-General 1895-1900

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Kings College School

  2. Charterhouse

Marriages

  1. Calthrop, Louisa Mary

    Year: 1872

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Carlton Club

  3. St Stephen's Club

  4. United University Club