Thomas Ashton

Mr Thomas Gair Ashton

Rush ID: 1774

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1855
Died:
1 May 1933
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
Thomas Ashton and Elizabeth Gair
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1774
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q266468
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ASHTON, Thomas (1855-1933)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Ashton of Hyde

    New hereditary

    1911

Constituencies

  1. Luton

    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: 1911*
    Date of exit: 28 June 1911
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Hyde

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Hyde

    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. Hyde

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

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Rugby

Marriages

  1. James, Eva Margaret

    Year: 1886

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Local governments

  1. Cheshire County Council

    member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Brooks's Club

  3. Reform Club

  4. New University Club