Sir James Graham, 1st Baronet, of Kirkstall

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Sir James Graham, 1st Baronet (18 November 1753 – 21 March 1825) was a British Tory politician.

He was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Cockermouth at the 1802 general election,[1][2] but resigned that seat in 1805 to stand for Wigtown Burghs, where he was elected in July 1805.[3][4]

At the 1806 general election he was returned as an MP for Cockermouth,[1][2] where he was re-elected in 1807[2] and held the seat until 1812.[1] At the 1812 general election he was returned for Carlisle,[5][6] and held that seat until his death in 1825, aged 71.[6]

He was made a baronet in 1808, of Kirkstall, Yorkshire.[7]

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Baynes Garforth
Walter Spencer-Stanhope
Member of Parliament for Cockermouth
18021805
With: Robert Plumer Ward
Succeeded by
Viscount Garlies
Robert Plumer Ward
Preceded by
William Stewart
Member of Parliament for Wigtown Burghs
18051806
Succeeded by
Edward Richard Stewart
Preceded by
Viscount Garlies
Robert Plumer Ward
Member of Parliament for Cockermouth
18061812
With: Lord Binning Jan 1807 – May 1807
John Lowther May 1807 – Jul 1807
John Osborn Jul 1807–1808
Viscount Lowther from 1808
Succeeded by
John Lowther
Viscount Lowther
Preceded by
Walter Spencer-Stanhope
John Christian Curwen
Member of Parliament for Carlisle
18121825
With: Henry Fawcett 1812–16
John Christian Curwen 1816–20
William James 1820–26
Succeeded by
Sir Philip Musgrave, Bt
William James
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baronet
(of Kirkstall)
1808–1825
Succeeded by
Sandford Graham