Robert Torrens

Mr Robert Richard Torrens

Rush ID: 952

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1814
Died:
31 August 1884
Birth place:
Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Colonial administrator
Election occupation:
Colonial administrator
Parentage:
Colonel Robert Torrens MP and Charity Chute
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
952
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7350436
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TORRENS, Robert (1814-1884)

Constituencies

  1. Cambridge

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Cambridge

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1866*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Cambridge

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. Trinity College Dublin

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Park, Barbara

    Year: 1839

Relationships

  1. Son of Robert Torrens

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club