William Adkins

Sir William Ryland Dent Adkins

Rush ID: 57

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1862
Died:
30 January 1925
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Judge / Judicial officer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
57
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q14945476
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ADKINS, Sir William (1862-1925)

Constituencies

  1. Middleton and Prestwich

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Middleton and Prestwich

    Party: Co. Lib.
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: Co. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Middleton

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Middleton and Prestwich

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: Wed 29th Oct 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Middleton and Prestwich

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: Thu 6th Dec 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

  2. University College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Mill Hill School

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    1906-1922

  2. National Liberal member

    1922-1923

Political organisations

  1. County Councils Association leader

    Chairman

Local governments

  1. Northamptonshire County Council

    member

Clubs

  1. Bath Club

  2. Athenaeum

  3. Reform Club

  4. Eighty Club