Gainsford Bruce

Mr Gainsford Bruce

Rush ID: 7449

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1834
Died:
24 February 1912
Birth place:
Newcastle-on-Tyne, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Anglican
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Reverend J. Collingwood Bruce, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and the daughter of T. Gainsford
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1892
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
7449
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5517309
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BRUCE, Gainsford (1834-1912)

Constituencies

  1. Finsbury Holborn

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1888*
    Date of election: 29 November 1888
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1892*
    Date of exit: c. 1892*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Exit July 1892, after re-election at 1892 General Election; resigned on appointment as Judge.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Barrow-in-Furness

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1886*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Tyneside

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: Tue 24th Nov 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Newcastle upon Tyne

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1883*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  4. Gateshead

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: Wed 31st Mar 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. University of Glasgow

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Jackson, Sophia

    Year: 1868

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. St Stephen's Club