Wilfrid Roberts

Mr Wilfrid Hugh Wace Roberts

Rush ID: 8940

Details

Born:
28 August 1900
Died:
26 May 1991
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Farmer
Election occupation:
Farmer
Parentage:
Charles Roberts MP and Lady Cecilia Howard, daughter of 9th Earl of Carlisle
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8940
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8001983
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ROBERTS, Wilfrid (1900-1991)

Constituencies

  1. Cumberland Northern

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Defeated contesting Penrith and the Border at 1950 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Hexham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Penrith and The Border

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  3. Cumberland Northern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Opposition/other party Whip 1940

    Liberal Assistant Whip

  2. PPS 1941-1942

    to Sir Archibald Sinclair, as Secretary of State for Air

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Gresham's School

Marriages

  1. Jennings, Anne

    Year: 1928

Relationships

  1. Son of Charles Roberts

  2. Grandson of George Howard

  3. Nephew of Morpeth

  4. Nephew of Geoffrey Howard

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    -1956

  2. Labour Party member

    1956-