James Scarlett

Sir James Scarlett

Rush ID: 5676

Details

Born:
13 December 1769
Died:
7 April 1844
Birth place:
Paradise Estate, Jamaica
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Robert Scarlett and Elizabeth Anglin
Notes:
Succeeded as MP by his son in 1835. Stenton confuses his electoral career with that of his son Robert Scarlett.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1827
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
5676
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q10305110
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SCARLETT, Sir James (1769-1844)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Abinger

    New hereditary

    1835

Constituencies

  1. Norwich

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Peterborough 1820-1826; Malton 1830; Cockermouth 1831.

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Attended 1784-1790

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Campbell, Louise Henrietta

    Year: 1792

    Notes: 3 sons, 2 daughters

  2. Steere, Elizabeth

    Year: 1843

Relationships

  1. Related by marriage to John Campbell

  2. Father of James Scarlett

  3. Father of Robert Scarlett

  4. Grandfather of William Campbell

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member