Matthew Thompson

Mr Matthew William Thompson

Rush ID: 7275

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1820
Died:
1 December 1891
Birth place:
Manningham, Yorkshire (West Riding), U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Company director (railways)
Parentage:
Matthew Thompson and Elizabeth Sarah Atkinson
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1890.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1890
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
7275
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6791431
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. THOMPSON, Matthew (1820-1891)

Constituencies

  1. Bradford

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1867*
    Date of election: 16 October 1867
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Bradford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1869*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Thompson, Mary Anne

    Year: 1843

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Local governments

  1. Bradford Borough Council

    Mayor

    1862-1863