Harry Thompson

Mr Harry Stephen Thompson

Rush ID: 7273

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1809
Died:
17 May 1874
Birth place:
Newby Park, Yorkshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (railways)
Election occupation:
Company director (railways)
Parentage:
Richard John Thompson, of Kirby Hall, Yorkshire, and Elizabeth Turton
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1874
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1874
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
7273
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7527055
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MEYSEY-THOMPSON, Harry (1809-1874) **
  2. THOMPSON, Harry (1809-1874)

Alternative names

  1. Harry (Harry Stephen) Meysey-Thompson (a.k.a.)

    1874 - 1874

    assumed additional surname for the last few months of his life, after creation as Baronet

Constituencies

  1. Whitby

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1859*
    Date of election: 23 November 1859
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Yorkshire (West Riding) Eastern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Knaresborough

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Croft, Elizabeth Anne

    Year: 1843

Relationships

  1. Father of Ernest Meysey-Thompson

  2. Father of Henry Meysey-Thompson

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Travellers' Club