William Craig

Sir William Gibson Craig

Rush ID: 6684

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1797
Died:
12 March 1878
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister or Solicitor
Election occupation:
Barrister or Solicitor
Parentage:
Sir James Gibson Craig, 1st Bart, and daughter of James Thompson
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6684
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8009851
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CRAIG, Sir William (1797-1878)

Constituencies

  1. Edinburgh

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Edinburghshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Edinburghshire

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: Tue 6th Jan 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord of the Treasury 1846

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Marriages

  1. Vivian, unknown

    Year: 1840

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club