Robert Smillie

Mr Robert Smillie

Rush ID: 5779

Details

Born:
17 March 1857
Died:
16 February 1940
Birth place:
Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Miner
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
5779
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7349861
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SMELLIE, Robert (1857-1940) **
  2. SMILLIE, Robert (1857-1940)

Alternative names

  1. Robert (Robert) Smellie (a.k.a.)

    1857

    name from birth; adopted alternative surname Smillie at unknown date

Constituencies

  1. Morpeth

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1923*
    Date of election: 21 June 1923
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: MFGB
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Lanarkshire Mid

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  2. Lanarkshire Mid

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  3. Cockermouth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
  4. Paisley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: SWRC
  5. Lanarkshire North Eastern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1901*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: SWRC
  6. Glasgow Camlachie

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: ILP
  7. Lanarkshire Mid

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1894*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: SPLP

Marriages

  1. Hamilton, Anne

    Year: 1879

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    4

  2. Scottish Parliamentary Labour Party member

    1

  3. Scottish Workers' Representation Committee member

    3

  4. Independent Labour Party member

    2

Political organisations

  1. TUC member

Trade unions

  1. Miners Federation of Great Britain officer

    President 1912-1921

  2. Scottish Miners' Federation officer

    President 1894-1918, 1922-1928.