William Robson

Mr William Snowdon Robson

Rush ID: 1850

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1852
Died:
11 September 1918
Birth place:
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Robert Robson, magistrate, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1905
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1850
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1766011
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ROBSON, William (1852-1918)

Peerages

  1. Lord Robson

    Life (Law Lord)

    1910

Constituencies

  1. South Shields

    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: 1910*
    Date of exit: c. 1910*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Exit before 27 October 1910; resigned on appointment as Lord of Appeal.
  2. Tower Hamlets Bow and Bromley

    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: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Middlesbrough

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1905-1908

  2. Attorney-General 1908-1910

Higher education

  1. Gonville and Caius College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Marriages

  1. Burge, Catherine

    Year: 1887

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. Brooks's Club