John Beckett

Sir John Beckett

Rush ID: 6550

Details

Born:
17 May 1775
Died:
31 May 1847
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Banker
Election occupation:
Banker
Parentage:
Sir John Beckett, 1st Bart, banker, of Leeds
Notes:
Stenton gives year of birth as 1776.
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6550
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7527597
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BECKETT, Sir John (1775-1847)

Constituencies

  1. Leeds

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: also MP for Haslemere before 1832

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Leeds

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1834*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. East Retford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Judge Advocate General 1834-1835

Marriages

  1. Lowther, Anne

    Year: 1817

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum