Charles Thomson

Mr Charles Poulett Thomson

Rush ID: 7278

Details

Born:
13 September 1799
Died:
19 September 1841
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Merchant
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
John Poulett Thomson, of Roehampton, Surrey
Notes:
Another source (1911 Britannica, entry under Sydenham) gives his date of death as 04/09/1841.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
7278
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q2959005
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. POULETT-THOMSON, Charles (1799-1841) **
  2. THOMSON, Charles (1799-1841)

Alternative names

  1. Charles (Charles) Poulett-Thomson (a.k.a.)

    1799 - 1841

    alternative style used in some references

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Sydenham

    New hereditary

    1840

Constituencies

  1. Manchester

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1839*
    Date of exit: c. 1839*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Dover, 1826-1832; also elected for Dover at 1832 General Election. Exit in or before September 1839; resigned on appointment as Governor-General of Canada.

Ministerial offices

  1. Vice-President of the Board of Trade 1830-1834

  2. Treasurer of the Navy 1830-1834

  3. President of the Board of Trade 1834

    July-November 1834

  4. President of the Board of Trade 1835-

Marriages

  1. Unknown, not married

Relationships

  1. Brother of Poulett Scrope

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Reform Club