Horace Rendall Mansfield

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Mansfield

Horace Rendall Mansfield (25 December 1863 – 9 February 1914) was a British Liberal Party politician.

Family[edit]

He was the second son of Cornelius Mansfield of Stratford, Essex. He married in 1885, Mary Annie Rose of Mansfield. They had three sons and one daughter.[1] She died 1905. He then married in 1908, Sarah Elizabeth Winterton of Leicester.[2]

Career[edit]

He was a manufacturer of clay goods, mainly tiles. He was a Justice of the Peace in Derbyshire.[3] He was Liberal MP for Spalding Division of Lincolnshire from 1900–10.[4] He was elected at the 1900 General Election, gaining the seat from the Liberal Unionist Party by a majority of just 57 votes. He was comfortably re-elected in 1906 before retiring in January 1910.[5]

References[edit]

  • Who Was Who; http://www.ukwhoswho.com
  • Debretts House of Commons and Judicial Bench - 1901
  • British Parliamentary Election Results 1885 - 1918, F. W. S. Craig
  1. ^ Debretts House of Commons and Judicial Bench
  2. ^ Who Was Who
  3. ^ Debretts House of Commons and Judicial Bench
  4. ^ Who Was Who
  5. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1885-1918
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Harry Frederick Pollock
Member of Parliament for Spalding
1900January 1910
Succeeded by
Francis McLaren