Joseph Leigh

Sir Joseph Leigh

Rush ID: 2050

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1841
Died:
22 September 1908
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Cotton spinner
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2050
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q16031744
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LEIGH, Sir Joseph (1841-1908)

Constituencies

  1. Stockport

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1 October 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Stockport

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1895
    Date of exit: 13 July 1895
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Stockport

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1886-07-01 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Stockport

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 1885-11-24 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Schools

  1. Stockport GS

Marriages

  1. Adamson, unknown

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Local governments

  1. Stockport Borough Council

    member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club