Adam Black

Mr Adam Black

Rush ID: 3221

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1784
Died:
24 January 1874
Birth place:
Edinburgh, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Bookseller
Election occupation:
Publisher
Parentage:
Charles Black, builder, of Edinburgh
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
3221
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q277594
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BLACK, Adam (1784-1874)

Constituencies

  1. Edinburgh

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1856*
    Date of election: 9 February 1856
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Edinburgh High

Marriages

  1. Tait, Isabella

    Year: 1817

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Local governments

  1. Edinburgh City Council

    Mayor

    Lord Provost 1843-1848

Clubs

  1. Reform Club