John Wilson

Mr John Wilson

Rush ID: 1848

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1837
Died:
24 March 1915
Birth place:
Greatham, County Durham, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Methodist
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Miner
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
Christopher Wilson, of Greatham, County Durham, and Hannah Sponton
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1848
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6264471
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WILSON, John (1837-1915)

Constituencies

  1. Durham Mid

    Party: Lib.-Lab.
    Year of election: 1890*
    Date of election: 17 July 1890
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1915*
    Date of exit: 24 March 1915
    Party: Lib.-Lab.
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: DMA
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Houghton-le-Spring

    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: DMA
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Marriages

  1. Firth, Margaret

    Year: 1862

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Trade unions

  1. Durham Miners Association member

    1869-

    founder member; held various offices