Christopher Mayhew

Mr Christopher Paget Mayhew

Rush ID: 4965

Details

Born:
12 June 1915
Died:
7 January 1997
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4965
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5112833
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MAYHEW, Christopher (1915-1997)

Constituencies

  1. Greenwich Woolwich East

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1974²
    Date of exit: 10 October 1974
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as Liberal from July 1974.
  2. Woolwich East

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1951*
    Date of election: 14 June 1951
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Norfolk Southern

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Bath

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1979
    Date of election: Thu 3rd May 1979
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Bath

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1979
    Date of election: Thu 3rd May 1979
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  3. Bath

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1974²
    Date of election: Thu 10th Oct 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  4. Bath

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1974²
    Date of election: Thu 10th Oct 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1945-1946

  2. Under-Secretary 1946-1950

    Foreign Office

  3. Minister of Defence 1964-1966

    Navy

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Haileybury

Marriages

  1. Ludham, Cicely Elizabeth

    Year: 1949

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1945-1974

  2. Liberal Party member

    1974

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society