William Sinclair

Mr William Pirrie Sinclair

Rush ID: 863

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1837
Died:
1 November 1900
Birth place:
Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Merchant and shipowner
Election occupation:
Merchant and shipowner
Parentage:
John Sinclair, of The Grove, County Antrim, and Eliza Pirrie
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
863
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8016926
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SINCLAIR, William (1837-1900)

Constituencies

  1. Falkirk District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Antrim

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885*
    Date of election: 21 May 1885
    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 / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Defeated contesting Antrim North at 1885 General Election.

Higher education

  1. Queen's College, Belfast

    Graduated

  2. Heidelburg

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Royal Academical Institution, Belfast

Marriages

  1. Critchton, Agnes

    Year: 1865

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. Devonshire Club

  3. Ulster Liberal Club, Belfast