Robert Hurst

Mr Robert Henry Hurst

Rush ID: 2332

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1817
Died:
12 February 1905
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Robert Henry Hurst MP and Dorothea Breynton
Notes:
Not to be confused with his grandfather (1750-1834) or father (dates unknown), both of the same name, who were also MPs for Horsham.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
2332
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7345432
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HURST, Robert (1817-1905)

Constituencies

  1. Horsham

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1875*
    Date of election: 17 December 1875
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1876*
    Date of exit: c. 1876*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Election declared void after petition in or before February 1876.
  2. Horsham

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Tied vote in 1868 General Election; elected after petitions in April 1869 when opponent declined to defend his claim to the seat.

Higher education

  1. Trinity Hall

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Westminster

Marriages

  1. Scott, Matilda Jane

    Year: 1859

Relationships

  1. Grandson of (MP BEFORE 1832)

  2. Son of Robert Hurst

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Oxford and Cambridge Club