William Seymour

Mr William Digby Seymour

Rush ID: 9449

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1822
Died:
16 March 1895
Birth place:
Clifden, County Galway, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Reverend Charles Seymour, of Kilronan, County Roscommon, and Beatta Langley
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
9449
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8007837
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SEYMOUR, William (1822-1895)

Constituencies

  1. Southampton

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Sunderland

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1855*
    Date of exit: 2 January 1855
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Recorder of Newcastle upon Tyne, but defeated in the resulting by-election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. South Shields

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Stockton-on-Tees

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  3. Nottingham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1870*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  4. Nottingham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1869*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal

Higher education

  1. Trinity College Dublin

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Wright, Emily

    Year: 1847

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member