John Morley

Mr John Morley

Rush ID: 2879

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1838
Died:
23 September 1923
Birth place:
Blackburn, Lancashire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate (non-practising)
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
J. Morley, surgeon, of Blackburn
Notes:
Non-practising barrister.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2879
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333519
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MORLEY, John (1838-1923)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn

    New hereditary

    1908

Constituencies

  1. Montrose District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1896*
    Date of election: 22 February 1896
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1908*
    Date of exit: 27 April 1908
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Newcastle upon Tyne

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1883*
    Date of election: 26 February 1883
    Nature of election: By-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: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Westminster

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 1880-03-31 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Blackburn

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1869*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Chief Secretary for Ireland 1886

    January-July 1886

  2. Chief Secretary for Ireland 1892-1895

  3. Secretary of State for India 1905-1910

Higher education

  1. Lincoln College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Cheltenham

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum