Thomas Western

Sir Thomas Burch Western

Rush ID: 6172

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1795
Died:
30 May 1873
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Rear-Admiral Thomas Western and the daughter of Thomas Burch, of Bermuda
Notes:
An unusual instance of a father first elected after his son's first election.
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6172
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7529296
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WESTERN, Sir Thomas (1795-1873)

Constituencies

  1. Essex Northern

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Defeated contesting Essex Eastern at 1868 General Election

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Essex Eastern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Bushby, Margaret Letitia

    Year: 1819

Relationships

  1. Father of Thomas Western

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. United University Club