Charles Edward Cawley
He was the only son of Samuel Cawley of Goodden House, Middleton, Lancashire and his wife Mary Jones of Packington, Warwickshire. He became involved in Conservative politics and was for many years was an alderman on Salford Borough Council. In 1842 he married Harriet Motley.
Under the Representation of the People Act 1867 the parliamentary borough of Salford was given a second member of parliament, and Cawley was elected at the 1868 general election by a small majority. He comfortably retained his seat at the 1874 general election.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "S" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Death of Mr Cawley M.P., The Times 4 April 1877, p. 10
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Charles Edward Cawley
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|Member of Parliament for Salford
1868 – 1877
With: William Thomas Charley 1868–1877
William Thomas Charley
Oliver Ormerod Walker
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