Charles Wigram Long

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Long in 1895.

Charles Wigram Long (1842 – 13 December 1911)[1] was a British Conservative Party politician. He sat in the House of Commons for 1895 to 1910.

Biography[edit]

Long was the son of Charles Long, who was Archdeacon of the East Riding of Yorkshire, and his wife Anna Maria, the daughter of Sir Robert Wigram, 1st Baronet.[2] He entered the Royal Artillery in 1860, becoming a Captain (land) in 1874, a Brevet Major in 1881, and a Lieutenant-Colonel (retired) in 1886.[2] He later became a Justice of the Peace and a Deputy Lieutenant of Worcestershire.[2]

He was elected at the 1895 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Evesham division of Worcestershire,[3] and held the seat until he stood down at the January 1910 general election.[1][3]

Family[edit]

In 1889 Long married Constance Vansittart, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Vansittart of the Coldstream Guards.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "E" (part 2)[self-published source][better source needed]
  2. ^ a b c d Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial Bench 1901. London: Dean & Son. 1901. p. 90. 
  3. ^ a b Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1974]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 422. ISBN 0-900178-27-2. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Edmund Lechmere, Bt
Member of Parliament for Evesham
1895January 1910
Succeeded by
Bolton Eyres-Monsell