Sydney Buxton

Mr Sydney Charles Buxton

Rush ID: 2073

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1853
Died:
15 October 1934
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Charles Buxton MP and Emily Mary Holland
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2073
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1645717
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BUXTON, Sydney (1853-1934)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Buxton of Newtimber

    New hereditary

    1914

  2. 1st Earl Buxton

    New hereditary

    1920

Constituencies

  1. Tower Hamlets Poplar

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1914*
    Date of exit: 11 May 1914
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Peterborough

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1883*
    Date of election: 23 June 1883
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Croydon

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1886*
    Date of election: Thu 1st Jul 1886
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Boston

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Postmaster-General 1905-1910

  2. President of the Board of Trade 1910-1914

  3. Under-Secretary of State 1892-1895

    Colonial Office

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Clifton

Marriages

  1. Lubbock, Constance

    Year: 1882

  2. Smith, Mildred

    Year: 1896

Relationships

  1. Grandson of Thomas Buxton

  2. Nephew of Edward Buxton

  3. Cousin of Francis Buxton

  4. Cousin of Thomas Buxton

  5. Cousin of Edward Buxton

  6. Indirect relative of Charles Buxton

  7. Indirect relative of Noel Buxton

  8. Son of Charles Buxton

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Brooks's Club