Charles Ritchie

Mr Charles Thomson Ritchie

Rush ID: 1955

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1838
Died:
9 January 1906
Birth place:
Dundee, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (colonial trade)
Election occupation:
Company director (colonial trade)
Parentage:
William Ritchie, of Rockhill, Forfarshire, and Elizabeth Thomson
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1955
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q669029
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. RITCHIE, Charles (1838-1906)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Ritchie of Dundee

    New hereditary

    1905

Constituencies

  1. Croydon

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1895*
    Date of election: 24 May 1895
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1905*
    Date of exit: 22 December 1905
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Tower Hamlets St George

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  3. Tower Hamlets

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Walsall

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1893*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary to the Admiralty 1885-1886

  2. President of the Board of Local Government 1886-1892

  3. President of the Board of Trade 1895-1900

  4. Home Secretary 1900-1902

  5. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1902-1903

Schools

  1. City of London School

Marriages

  1. Ower, Margaret

    Year: 1858

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    Alderman 1894-1895

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Athenaeum