George Elliston (politician)

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Captain Sir George Sampson Elliston MC (27 July 1875, Ipswich – 21 February 1954) was Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Blackburn from 1931 to 1945.

Ellison was educated at Ayerst Hall, Cambridge, Framlingham College and Pembroke College, Cambridge.[1] He was called to the Bar from Lincoln's Inn in 1901.[1] However, he subsequently became a doctor by profession and served with the Royal Army Medical Corps during and after the First World War.

First elected MP for Blackburn in 1931, Elliston was re-elected in 1935.


  1. ^ a b "Elliston, George Sampson (ELSN893GS)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Mary Agnes Hamilton
and Thomas Harry Gill
Member of Parliament for Blackburn
With: Sir Walter Dorling Smiles
Succeeded by
Barbara Castle
and John Edwards