William Astell

Mr William Astell

Rush ID: 3052

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1774
Died:
7 March 1847
Birth place:
UK
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Ethnic minority:
No
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (colonial trade)
Election occupation:
Company director (colonial trade)
Parentage:
Godfrey Thornton, of Moggerhanger, Bedfordshire
Notes:
Stenton incorrectly gives his year of death as 1846; this data from http://www.coprolite.care4free.net/page113.html
Knighthood/Dame:
False
Highest Office:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1
Education level:
Unknown

References

Rush ID:
3052
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8004639
Parliament ID:
Not set
Beamish Person ID:
Not set
They work for you ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ASTELL, William (1774-1847)
  2. THORNTON, William (1774-1847) **

Alternative names

  1. William (William) Thornton (A.K.A.)

    1774 - 1807

    name at birth; assumed alternative surname Astell in 1807

Constituencies

  1. Bedfordshire

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1847*
    Date of exit: 7 March 1847
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Also MP for Bridgwater, 1807-1832.

Marriages

  1. Harvey, unknown

    Year: 1800

Parties

  1. Conservative Party Member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club