Edward Holmes Baldock

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Memorial, St Pancras New Church, London

Edward Holmes Baldock (1812 – 15 August 1875)[1] was a British Conservative Party politician. He was the son of Edward Holmes Baldock (dealer) (1777–1845), the prominent London dealer in French 18th-century furniture and reproductions.[2]

He was elected at the 1847 general election as a Member of Parliament (MP) for the borough of Shrewsbury,[3][4] and was re-elected in 1852.[5] He did not contest the 1857 general election.[3]


  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "S" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
  2. ^ Geoffrey de Bellaigue, "Edward Holmes Baldock", The Connoisseur, August 1975:290-99 and September 1975:18-25; Theodore Dell, The Frick Collection: V. Furniture 1992:282-93 (pair of secrétaires) and VI. Furniture 1992:151-60 (table).
  3. ^ a b Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 277. ISBN 0-900178-26-4. 
  4. ^ The London Gazette: no. 20765. p. 2996. 17 August 1847. Retrieved 9 November 2010.
  5. ^ The London Gazette: no. 21339. p. 1973. 16 July 1852. Retrieved 9 November 2010.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
George Tomline
Benjamin Disraeli
Member of Parliament for Shrewsbury
With: Robert Aglionby Slaney 1847–1852
George Tomline 1852–1857
Succeeded by
Robert Aglionby Slaney
George Tomline