William McArthur

Sir William McArthur

Rush ID: 2510

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1809
Died:
16 November 1887
Birth place:
Londonderry, County Londonderry, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Reverend John McArthur, of Londonderry
Notes:
Years of birth and death from Historical Manuscripts Commission web site
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
2510
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8015303
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MCARTHUR, Sir William (1809-1887)

Constituencies

  1. Lambeth

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Defeated contesting Newington West at 1885 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Newington West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Pontefract

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: Tue 11th Jul 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Relationships

  1. Uncle of William McArthur

  2. Brother of Alexander McArthur

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Local governments

  1. City of London Corporation

    member

    Alderman 1872-, Lord Mayor 1880-1881

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. City Club

  3. City Liberal Club

  4. National Liberal Club