Matthew Forster

Mr Matthew Forster

Rush ID: 6797

Details

Born:
1785
Died:
2 September 1869
Birth place:
Durham, County Durham, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Merchant
Election occupation:
Merchant
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6797
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q26722125
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FORSTER, Matthew (1785-1869)

Constituencies

  1. Berwick-upon-Tweed

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1853*
    Date of exit: c. 1853*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Exit in or before May 1853; unseated on petition following 1852 General Election.

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club