Henry Spicer

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Henry Spicer (1837 – 18 October 1915) was an English stationer and Liberal politician.

Spicer was born at Islington,[1] the son of Henry Spicer and his wife Sarah. His father was a wholesale stationer of the firm of Spicer Bros. Spicer received a congregationalist education at Mill Hill School, and New College, St. John's Wood. He graduated at the University of London and joined the wholesale stationery business. He was a J.P. for Middlesex, and a Member of London School Board.[2]

In the 1885 general election, Spicer was elected Member of Parliament for Islington South but lost the seat in the 1886 general election.[3] Spicer's wife Lucy was from Calcutta.


  1. ^ British Census 1881 RG11 0663/117 p21
  2. ^ Debretts Guide to the House of Commons 1886
  3. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1974]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 25. ISBN 0-900178-27-2. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
New constituency Member of Parliament for Islington South
Succeeded by
Albert Rollit