John Bright

Mr John Bright

Rush ID: 1263

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1811
Died:
27 March 1888
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Cotton spinner
Election occupation:
Cotton spinner
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Br, Jacob B, MP Man 1867-74, 76-85 & 86-95. Son, John Albert, MP1889-95 & 1906=10.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1263
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q176524
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BRIGHT, John (1811-1888)

Constituencies

  1. Birmingham Central

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1888*
    Date of exit: 27 March 1888
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Birmingham

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1857*
    Date of election: 10 August 1857
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Manchester

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  4. Durham [city]

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1843*
    Date of election: 16 July 1843
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Durham [city]

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1843*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. President of the Board of Trade 1868-1870

  2. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1873-1874; 1880-1882

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1839

  2. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1847

Relationships

  1. Brother of Jacob Bright

  2. Father of John Bright

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Political organisations

  1. Anti-Corn Law League member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Reform Club