William Marshall (1796–1872)

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William Marshall (26 May 1796 – 16 May 1872) was an English politician, the Member of Parliament for Petersfield (18261830),)[1] for Leominster (1830–31)[2] Beverley (1831–1832),[3] for Carlisle (1835–1847),[4] and for East Cumberland (1847–1868).[5] He was the eldest son of the wealthy industrialist John Marshall who introduced major innovations in flax spinning and built the celebrated Marshall's Mill and Temple Works in Leeds, West Yorkshire.[6] His younger brothers John and James Garth were both MPs for Leeds.[7] The fourth brother, Henry Cowper, was Mayor of Leeds in 1842–1843.[6]

His daughter, Elizabeth Margaret, was the mother of the diplomat, Sir Cecil Spring Rice.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "P" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
  2. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "L" (part 2)[self-published source][better source needed]
  3. ^ "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "B": Beverley". Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 
  4. ^ "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "C": Carlisle (Cumberland)". Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 
  5. ^ "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "C": Cumberland East". Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 
  6. ^ a b Gilleghan, John (2001). "Marshall, John". Leeds: A to Z of local history. Kingsway Press. pp. 166–167. ISBN 0-9519194-3-1. 
  7. ^ "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "L": Leeds". Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 
  8. ^ Burton, David Henry (1990). Cecil Spring Rice: A Diplomat's Life. Page 22: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press. ISBN 978-0-8386-3395-3. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Hylton Jolliffe
James Lushington
Member of Parliament for Petersfield
18261830
With: Hylton Jolliffe
Succeeded by
Sir William Jolliffe, Bt,
Gilbert East Jolliffe
Preceded by
Lord Hotham
John Ward
Member of Parliament for Leominster
18301831
With: Lord Hotham
Succeeded by
William Bertram Evans
Thomas Brayen
Preceded by
Henry Burton-Peters
Daniel Sykes
Member of Parliament for Beverley
1831–1832
With: Henry Burton-Peters
Succeeded by
Henry Burton-Peters
Charles Langdale
Preceded by
Philip Henry Howard
William James
Member of Parliament for Carlisle
1835 – 1847
With: Philip Henry Howard
Succeeded by
William Nicholson Hodgson
John Dixon
Preceded by
Hon. Charles Howard
William James
Member of Parliament for East Cumberland
1847 – 1868
With: Hon. Charles Howard
Succeeded by
Hon. Charles Howard
William Nicholson Hodgson