Horace Twiss

Mr Horace Twiss

Rush ID: 6061

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1787
Died:
4 May 1849
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Francis Twiss, of Cheltenham
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6061
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5902204
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TWISS, Horace (1787-1849)

Constituencies

  1. Bridport

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Wootton Bassett, 1818-1830, and Newport, 1830-1832. Defeated contesting Nottingham at 1837 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Bury St Edmunds

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Nottingham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary of State

    Colonial Office, in Duke of Wellington's Government

Marriages

  1. Serle, unknown

    Year: 1817

  2. Greenwood, unknown

    Year: 1830

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club