William Adams

Mr William Henry Adams

Rush ID: 46

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1809
Died:
29 August 1865
Birth place:
Normancross, Huntingdonshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister or Solicitor
Election occupation:
Barrister or Solicitor
Parentage:
Thomas Adams of Normancross, Huntingdon
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
46
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8011872
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ADAMS, William (1809-1865)

Constituencies

  1. Boston

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1859*
    Date of exit: c. 1859*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Exit April 1859; resigned on appointment as Attorney-General of Hong Kong

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Boston

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 1852-07-07 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Higher education

  1. Middle Temple

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Watford, Ann

    Year: 1832

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    Stood as Cons for Boston 1857

Local governments

  1. Boston Borough Council

    Mayor

    Mayor of Boston twice