James Fergusson

Sir James Fergusson

Rush ID: 1892

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1832
Died:
14 January 1907
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1892
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333781
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FERGUSSON, Sir James (1832-1907)

Constituencies

  1. Manchester North East

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Ayrshire

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1859*
    Date of election: 31 October 1859
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  3. Ayrshire

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1854*
    Date of election: 30 December 1854
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Greenock

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1878*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Frome

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1876*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Sandwich

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1859*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  4. Sandwich

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: Thu 28th Apr 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1866-1867

  2. Under-Secretary 1867-1868

  3. Under-Secretary 1886-1891

  4. Postmaster-General 1891-1892

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Rugby

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

    Notes: died

  2. Richamn, unknown

    Notes: died

  3. Twisden, unknown

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Constitutional Club