William Cotton

Mr William James Richmond Cotton

Rush ID: 2832

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1822
Died:
4 June 1902
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Solicitor/mine owner/railways
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
2832
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8007151
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. COTTON, William (1822-1902)

Constituencies

  1. City of London

    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: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Southwark

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: Tue 17th Nov 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1866

    Alderman. Sheriff 1868-1869

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club