William Wedderburn

Sir William Wedderburn

Rush ID: 1012

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1838
Died:
25 January 1918
Birth place:
Edinburgh, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Colonial administrator
Election occupation:
Colonial administrator
Parentage:
Sir John Wedderburn, 2nd Bart, and Henrietta Louisa Milburn
Notes:
Succeeded his brother as Baronet in 1882
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1882
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1012
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8020135
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WEDDERBURN, Sir William (1838-1918)

Constituencies

  1. Banffshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1893*
    Date of election: 15 March 1893
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1900
    Date of exit: 1 October 1900
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Ayrshire Northern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Loretto

Marriages

  1. Hoskyns, Mary Blanche

    Year: 1878

Relationships

  1. Brother of David Wedderburn

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. National Liberal Club