Henry Raikes

Mr Henry Cecil Raikes

Rush ID: 730

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1838
Died:
24 August 1891
Birth place:
Chester, Cheshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Anglican
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Henry Raikes, of Llwynegrin, Flintshire, and Lucy Charlotte Wrangham
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Speaker/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
730
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5719262
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. RAIKES, Henry (1838-1891)

Constituencies

  1. Preston

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1882*
    Date of election: 4 February 1882
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1882*
    Date of exit: c. 1882*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Exit before 25 November 1882; resigned to contest by-election at Cambridge University.
  2. Cambridge University

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1882*
    Date of election: 28 November 1882
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1891*
    Date of exit: 24 August 1891
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Chester

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Devonport

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1866*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Chester

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Derby

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Postmaster-General 1886-

  2. Chairman of Ways and Means 1874-1880

  3. Deputy Speaker 1874-1880

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Shrewsbury School

Marriages

  1. Trevor-Roper, Charlotte Blanche

    Year: 1861

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. United University Club

  3. St Stephen's Club