Aeneas John McIntyre

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Aeneas John McIntyre QC (6 December 1821 – 19 September 1889)[1] was a Scottish-born Liberal Party politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1880 to 1885.

Mclntyre was the only son of Aeneas Mclntyre LL.D. and F.L.S., of King's College, Aberdeen, and Hackney and his wife Charlotte Susanna Thompson, daughter of William Thomson of Jamaica. He entered Middle Temple on 6 November 1843 and was called to the bar 20 November 1846. On 8 February 1872 he was appointed , Q.C. and became a Bencher of his Inn on 27 May 1873. He went on the North Wales and Chester circuit and was elected a member of the Bar Committee in December 1883.[2][3]

At the 1880 general election McIntyre was elected as one of the two Members of Parliament (MPs) for Worcester.[4] He held the seat until Worcester's representation was reduced to one seat under the Redistribution of Seats Act.[1] At the 1880 general election he stood unsuccessfully in Hackney North.[3][5]

McIntyre was appointed County Court Judge for circuit No. 12 (Yorkshire) in January 1889, but died nine months later at the age of 67.[3]

McIntyre married Eleanor Corbett daughter of George Corbett in 1854.[2]


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Derby Allcroft
Thomas Rowley Hill
Member of Parliament for Worcester
With: Thomas Rowley Hill
Succeeded by
George Higginson Allsopp