Sir George Elliot, 2nd Baronet
George William Elliot
13 May 1844|
|Died||15 November 1895
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Cambridge|
|Parents||Sir George Elliot, 1st Baronet|
Elliot was born at Houghton-le-Spring, the son of Sir George Elliot, 1st Baronet and his wife Margaret Green, daughter of George Green. His father had been MP for North Durham. Elliot was educated at Edinburgh[clarification needed] and at Trinity College, Cambridge. He was an athletics blue in 1865 and 1866. He was the owner of a colliery.
At the 1874 general election Elliot was elected Member of Parliament for Northallerton. He held the seat until 1885. In 1886 he was elected MP for Richmond and held the seat until 1895. He succeeded to the Baronetcy on the death of his father in 1893.
Elliot married Sarah Taylor, daughter of Charles Taylor a colliery owner of Sunderland in 1866.
- Debretts House of Commons and the Judicial Bench 1881
- "Elliot, George William (ELT863GW)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "N" (part 2)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "R" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by George Elliot
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|Member of Parliament for Northallerton
1874 – 1885
Sir Frederick Milbank, Bt
|Member of Parliament for Richmond
1886 – 1895
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