Alexander Smollett

Mr Alexander Smollett

Rush ID: 7223

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1801
Died:
25 February 1881
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Admiral John Rouett Smollett, of Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, and his second wife Elizabeth Boyle
Notes:
Succeeded as MP by his brother in 1859.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
7223
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q19660923
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SMOLLETT, Alexander (1801-1881)

Constituencies

  1. Dunbartonshire

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1859
    Date of exit: 28 April 1859
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Dunbartonshire

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Dunbartonshire

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Relationships

  1. Brother of Patrick Smollett

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Union Club