Richard Wells

Sir Sydney Richard Wells

Rush ID: 8255

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1879
Died:
26 November 1956
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Unknown
Election occupation:
Unknown
Parentage:
Charles Wells, brewer, of Bedfordshire
Notes:
Knighted 1938; created Baronet 1944.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1938
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8255
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7528679
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WELLS, Sir Richard (1879-1956)

Constituencies

  1. Bedford

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Schools

  1. Bedford School

Marriages

  1. Maltby, Mary Dorothy

    Year: 1907

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Brewers' Society officer

    1940-1942

    Chairman

Local governments

  1. Bedfordshire County Council

    member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Constitutional Club

  3. Royal Thames Yacht Club

  4. Farmers' Club