Jabez Balfour

Mr Jabez Spencer Balfour

Rush ID: 1160

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1843
Died:
23 February 1910
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
James Balfour and his wife Clara
Notes:
Fled to Buenos Aires in 1893 to escape arrest for fraud, but subsequently extradited and sentenced to 14 years.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1160
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q15515551
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BALFOUR, Jabez (1843-1910)

Constituencies

  1. Burnley

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1889*
    Date of election: 27 February 1889
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1892*
    Date of exit: c. 1892*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit December 1892.
  2. Tamworth

    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 Croydon at 1885 General Election

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Doncaster

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1888*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Newington Walworth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  3. Croydon

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

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

    Notes: abroad

Marriages

  1. Mead, Ellen

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Local governments

  1. Croydon Borough Council

    Mayor

    First Mayor of the borough

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. National Liberal Club

  3. Devonshire Club