Alexander Sellar

Mr Alexander Craig Sellar

Rush ID: 835

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1835
Died:
16 January 1890
Birth place:
Morvich, Sutherland, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Patrick Sellar, of Westfield, Morayshire, and Ann Craig
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
835
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4718644
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SELLAR, Alexander (1835-1890)

Constituencies

  1. Partick

    Party: LU
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1890*
    Date of exit: 16 January 1890
    Party: LU
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Partick

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  3. Haddington District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1882*
    Date of election: 24 August 1882
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Devonport

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Rugby

Marriages

  1. Smith, Gertrude

    Year: 1870

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    -1886

  2. Liberal Unionist member

    1886-

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Oxford and Cambridge Club

  3. Brooks's Club

  4. Reform Club