Sir Samuel Hoare, 1st Baronet

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Sir Samuel Hoare, 1st Baronet (7 September 1841 – 20 January 1915)[1] was an English Conservative Party politician. He sat in the House of Commons from 1886 to 1906.

Hoare was the great-grandson of the Quaker Samuel Hoare. He was educated at Bayfield Preparatory School, Harrow School and Trinity College, Cambridge.[2] He undertook two tours of the Mediterranean and Middle East between 1862 and 1865[3] He lived at Sidestrand Hall, Sidestrand, Norfolk.[citation needed]

At the 1885 general election he unsuccessfully contested North Norfolk.[4] He was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Norwich at a by-election in April 1886,[5] and retained the seat until he stood down at the 1906 general election.[6] He was created baronet in 1899.[7]

He was the father of Samuel Hoare, 1st Viscount Templewood.


  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "N" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
  2. ^ "Hoare, Samuel (HR859S)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ Cambridge University Library. Templeton Papers
  4. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1974]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 353. ISBN 0-900178-27-2. 
  5. ^ The London Gazette: no. 25576. p. 1727. 9 April 1886. Retrieved 24 January 2011.
  6. ^ Craig, page 161
  7. ^ Leigh Rayment's list of baronets – Baronetcies beginning with "H" (part 3) [self-published source][better source needed]

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Harry Bullard
Jeremiah James Colman
Member of Parliament for Norwich
With: Jeremiah James Colman to 1895
Harry Bullard 1895–1904
Louis John Tillett from 1904
Succeeded by
George Roberts
Louis John Tillett