Robert Tennant

Mr Robert Tennant

Rush ID: 937

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1828
Died:
5 March 1900
Birth place:
Otley-in-Wharfedale, Yorkshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister or Solicitor
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
John Tennant Stansfield Tennant, of Kilnsey-in-Wharfedale, Yorkshire, and Anne Catherine Shaw
Notes:
Qualified as lwayer, but retired 1865 & went into family(?) business.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
937
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q26238368
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TENNANT, Robert (1828-1900)

Constituencies

  1. Leeds

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Defeated contesting Peterborough at 1880 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Peterborough

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Schools

  1. Leeds Grammar

Marriages

  1. Garnett, Harriette

    Year: 1850

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Junior Carlton Club