Richard Cobden

Mr Richard Cobden

Rush ID: 3540

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1804
Died:
2 April 1865
Birth place:
Sussex, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (textiles)
Election occupation:
Company director (textiles)
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
3540
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333072
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. COBDEN, Richard (1804-1865)

Constituencies

  1. Rochdale

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865*
    Date of exit: 2 April 1865
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Yorkshire (West Riding)

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Defeated contesting Huddersfield at 1857 General Election.
  3. Stockport

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Huddersfield

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 1857-03-27 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Stockport

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 1837-07-24 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Schools

  1. Private tuition

    Notes: possibly self-ed

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Political organisations

  1. Anti-Corn Law League member

  2. Chamber of Commerce leader

    Manchester

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum