Hedworth Williamson

Sir Hedworth Williamson

Rush ID: 6474

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1797
Died:
24 April 1861
Birth place:
Whitburn Hall, County Durham, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Sir Hedworth Williamson, 6th Bart, and the daughter of Sir James Hamilton, of Monaghan
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6474
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q11801410
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WILLIAMSON, Sir Hedworth (1797-1861)

Constituencies

  1. Sunderland

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1847*
    Date of election: 22 December 1847
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Durham Northern

    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: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Also MP for Durham (county) in 1831-1832

Higher education

  1. St John's College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Liddell, Hon. Ann Elizabeth

    Year: 1826

Relationships

  1. Father of Hedworth Williamson

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Local governments

  1. Sunderland Borough Council

    member

    Mayor in 1841-1842 and 1847-1848