Robert Ferguson

Mr Robert Ferguson

Rush ID: 6447

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1772
Died:
3 December 1840
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Unknown
Election occupation:
Unknown
Parentage:
William Ferguson, of Raith, and Jane Crawford
Notes:
Stenton gives death as January 1841; National Portrait Gallery web site says 1840. Year of birth is very approximate - National Portrait Gallery web site says 'before 1773'.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6447
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7344305
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FERGUSON, Robert (1772-1841)

Constituencies

  1. Kirkcaldy District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1841*
    Date of exit: c. 1841*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Exit before 27 January 1841.
  2. Haddingtonshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    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: Direct
    Notes: Defeated at 1837 General Election, but elected for Kirkcaldy District of Burghs at the same election.
  3. Kirkcaldy District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: First elected 1831; also MP for Fifeshire in 1806.

Marriages

  1. Nisbet, Mary

Relationships

  1. Brother of Robert Ferguson

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Reform Club