Richard Townley

Mr Richard Greaves Townley

Rush ID: 6017

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1786
Died:
5 May 1855
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Richard Greaves Townley
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6017
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7326040
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TOWNLEY, Richard (1786-1855)

Constituencies

  1. Cambridgeshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Cambridgeshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: First elected for this constituency in 1831.

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Watson, Cecilia

    Year: 1821

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Boodle's Club

  2. Arthurs' Club

  3. United University Club