Benjamin Tillett

Mr Benjamin Tillett

Rush ID: 7776

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1860
Died:
27 January 1943
Birth place:
Bristol, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Dock labourer
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
Benjamin Tillett, labourer, of Bristol
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
7776
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q3595574
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TILLETT, Benjamin (1860-1943)

Constituencies

  1. Salford North

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Salford North

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1924
    Date of exit: 29 October 1924
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Salford North

    Party: Ind. Lab.
    Year of election: 1917*
    Date of election: 2 November 1917
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Ind. Lab.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as Labour for latter part of this service

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Swansea Town

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910ยน
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Ind. Lab.
    Notes:
  2. Eccles

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  3. Bradford West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: ILP
    Notes:
  4. Bradford West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Ind. Lab.
    Notes:

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

Marriages

  1. Tompkins, Jane

    Year: 1882

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. TUC officer

    member of General Council

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1892-1898

    Alderman

Trade unions

  1. Dock, Wharf, Riverside and General Workers' Union officer

    1887-1922

    General Secretary 1887-1922

  2. Transport and General Workers Union officer

    1922-

Clubs

  1. Royal Automobile Club

  2. National Trades Union Club