William Atherton

Sir William Atherton

Rush ID: 6306

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1806
Died:
22 January 1864
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Methodist
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
son of Rev William Atherton Wesleyan Minister
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6306
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8004648
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ATHERTON, Sir William (1806-1864)

Constituencies

  1. Durham [city]

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1864*
    Date of exit: 22 January 1864
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Attorney-General 1861

Higher education

  1. RMA Woolwich

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), Agnes Mary

    Year: 1843

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club