George Roberts

Mr George Henry Roberts

Rush ID: 7936

Details

Born:
27 July 1868
Died:
25 April 1928
Birth place:
Chedgrave, Norfolk, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Print worker
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
George Henry Roberts and his wife Anne
Notes:
Historical Manuscripts Commission web site gives his year of birth as 1869.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
7936
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5540474
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ROBERTS, George (1868-1928)

Constituencies

  1. Norwich

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Sat as Conservative from October 1923; defeated standing as Conservative.
  2. Norwich

    Party: Co. NDP
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: Co. NDP
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Norwich

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: LRC
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Norwich

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1904*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. Opposition/other party Whip 1908-1914

    Chief Labour Whip

  2. Junior Lord of Treasury 1915-1916

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1916-1917

    Board of Trade

  4. Minister of Labour 1917-1919

Schools

  1. St Stephen's School, Norwich

Marriages

  1. Marshall, Annie

    Year: 1895

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    NEC Chairman 1912-1913

Trade unions

  1. Typographical Association member

  2. London Society of Compositors member

Clubs

  1. Eccentric Club

  2. Engineers' Club