Christopher Furness

Sir Christopher Furness

Rush ID: 2891

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1852
Died:
10 November 1912
Birth place:
Hartlepool, County Durham, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2891
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5112370
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FURNESS, Sir Christopher (1852-1912)

Constituencies

  1. Hartlepools, The

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1 October 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1910*
    Date of exit: c. 1910*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Hartlepools, The

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1891*
    Date of election: 21 January 1891
    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: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. York

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1898*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Not specified
    Notes:

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Marriages

  1. Suggitt, unknown

Relationships

  1. Uncle of Stephen Furness

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Devonshire Club

  2. Reform Club

  3. Royal Thames Yacht Club

  4. National Liberal Club