William Follett

Sir William Webb Follett

Rush ID: 9094

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1798
Died:
28 June 1845
Birth place:
Exeter, Devon, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Benjamin Follett
Notes:
Died in or before June 1845. Knighted between 1832 and 1835.
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
9094
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8020116
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FOLLETT, Sir William (1798-1845)

Constituencies

  1. Exeter

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1845*
    Date of exit: c. 1845*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Exit in or before June 1845.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Exeter

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 1832-12-10 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1834-1835

  2. Solicitor-General 1841-1844

  3. Attorney-General 1844-1845

Marriages

  1. Giffard, unknown

    Year: 1830

Relationships

  1. Brother of Brent Follett

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Carlton Club