James Stansfeld

Mr James Stansfeld

Rush ID: 901

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1820
Died:
17 February 1898
Birth place:
Halifax, Yorkshire (West Riding), U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
James Stansfeld, solicitor, and Emma Ralph
Notes:
Knighted in or after 1895.
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
901
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q326126
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. STANSFELD, James (1820-1898)

Constituencies

  1. Halifax

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1895
    Date of exit: 13 July 1895
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord of the Admiralty 1863-1864

  2. Under-Secretary for India 1866

    February-July 1866

  3. Lord of the Treasury 1868-1869

  4. President of the Poor Law Board 1871

    March-August 1871

  5. President of the Board of Local Government 1871-1874

  6. President of the Board of Local Government 1886

    March-July 1886

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Ashurst, Caroline

    Year: 1844

  2. Severn, Frances

    Year: 1887

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Reform Club

  3. Devonshire Club