John Rigby

Mr John Rigby

Rush ID: 765

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1834
Died:
26 July 1903
Birth place:
Runcorn, Cheshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Thomas Rigby, of Hatton, Cheshire, and Elizabeth Kendall
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1892
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
765
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6254926
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. RIGBY, John (1834-1903)

Constituencies

  1. Forfarshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1894*
    Date of exit: c. 1894*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit before 17 November 1894; resigned on appointment as Lord Justice of Appeal.
  2. Wisbech

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1892-1894

  2. Attorney-General 1894

    May-October 1894

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Liverpool Collegiate School

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. National Liberal Club