William Folkes

Sir William John Henry Browne Folkes

Rush ID: 6237

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1786
Died:
31 December 1860
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Unknown
Election occupation:
Unknown
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
No entry in Stenton. Probably descended from Sir Martin Browne Folkes of Norfolk.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
N/A

References

Rush ID:
6237
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7529846
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FOLKES, Sir William (1786-1860)

Constituencies

  1. Norfolk Western

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Also an MP before 1832.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Norfolk Eastern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member