Robert Gurdon

Mr Robert Thornhagh Gurdon

Rush ID: 1752

Details

Born:
18 June 1829
Died:
13 October 1902
Birth place:
Norfolk, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Brampton Gurdon MP and Hon. Henrietta Susannah Colborne
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1752
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7345003
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GURDON, Robert (1829-1902)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Cranworth

    New hereditary

    1899

Constituencies

  1. Norfolk Mid

    Party: LU
    Year of election: 1895*
    Date of election: 23 April 1895
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1895
    Date of exit: 13 July 1895
    Party: LU
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Norfolk Mid

    Party: LU
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Party: LU
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Norfolk Mid

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Norfolk Southern

    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
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Norfolk Southern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 1874-01-31 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Norfolk Southern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1871*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  3. Norfolk Northern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 1868-11-17 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

  2. Lincoln's Inn

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Miles, Harriet Ellen

    Year: 1862

  2. Heathcote, Emily

    Year: 1874

Relationships

  1. Brother of William Gurdon

  2. Son of Brampton Gurdon

  3. Nephew of John Rebow

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

  2. Liberal Unionist member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. University Club