James Clay

Mr James Clay

Rush ID: 1374

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1805
Died:
26 September 1873
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
James Clay, merchant, of London, and the daughter of John Emes
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1374
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6131405
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CLAY, James (1805-1873)

Constituencies

  1. Kingston upon Hull

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 11 February 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1873*
    Date of exit: 26 September 1873
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Kingston upon Hull

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1853*
    Date of exit: c. 1853*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit March 1853; unseated on petition following 1852 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Kingston upon Hull

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: Tue 29th Jun 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Beverley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: Mon 24th Jul 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. Woolrych, Eliza Camilla

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Oxford and Cambridge Club

  2. Reform Club