William Wills

Mr William Henry Wills

Rush ID: 1064

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1830
Died:
29 January 1911
Birth place:
Bristol, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (tobacco)
Election occupation:
Company director (tobacco)
Parentage:
William Day Wills, tobacco manufacturer, of Bristol, and Mary Steven
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1893.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1893
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1064
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8020420
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WILLS, William (1830-1911)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Winterstoke

    New hereditary

    1906

Constituencies

  1. Bristol East

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: 13 July 1895
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1900
    Date of exit: 1 October 1900
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Coventry

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Essex South Eastern at 1885 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Bristol South

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: Mon 4th Jul 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Essex South Eastern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: Thu 1st Jul 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  3. Essex South Eastern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: Tue 24th Nov 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Mill Hill School

Marriages

  1. Stancomb, Elisabeth

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. Royal Thames Yacht Club

  3. National Liberal Club