Alexander Critchley

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Alexander Critchley (17 December 1893 – 4 September 1974)[1] was a British Conservative politician, who was elected a Member of Parliament for Liverpool Edge Hill in 1935[2] until 1945, when he stood down. An accountant by profession, he was also a member of Liverpool City Council.[1] In 1946, he was re-elected as the chairman of the Liverpool Power and Lighting Committee.[3]


Critchley was born in Ormskirk, Lancashire,[4] on 17 December 1893 to William Edwin Critchley.[1] He was educated at the University of Liverpool and in 1925 he married Lucy Lindsay.[1] He died 4 September 1974.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d Michael Stenton, Stephen Lees, Who's who of British members of parliament: a biographical dictionary of the House of Commons, based on annual volumes of Dod's 'parliamentary companion' and other sources, Volume 3, Publisher: Harvester Press, 1981, 413 pages, page 82
  2. ^ "No. 34223". The London Gazette. 26 November 1935. p. 7501. 
  3. ^ The Electrical journal, Volume 137, Published 1946, page 1506
  4. ^ "England and Wales Census, 1901 for Alexander Critchley" at
  5. ^ House of Commons Constituencies "E" @

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Hugo Rutherford, Bt
Member of Parliament for Liverpool Edge Hill
Succeeded by
Richard Clitherow