James Redfoord Bulwer

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James Bulwer
Personal information
Full name James Benjamin Redfoord Bulwer
Born (1820-05-22)22 May 1820
Dublin, Ireland
Died 4 March 1899(1899-03-04) (aged 78)
Temple, London
Source: Cricinfo, 11 April 2017

James Benjamin Redfoord Bulwer MA, QC, JP (22 May 1820 – 4 March 1899) was an English lawyer and a Member of the British Parliament.[1] He was also a cricketer, and played seven first-class matches for Cambridge University Cricket Club and the Marylebone Cricket Club between 1841 and 1845.[2]

Bulwer was an MP supporting the Conservative Party: he represented Ipswich during the period of the Disraeli government from 1874 to 1880,[3] and Cambridgeshire from 1881 to 1885.[4]


  1. ^ J. Venn and J. A. Venn. "Alumni Cantabrigienses: James Bulwer". www.archive.org/Cambridge University Press. p. 445. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "James Bulwer". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 April 2017. 
  3. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 163. ISBN 0-900178-26-4. 
  4. ^ Craig, op. cit., page 358

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Henry Wyndham West and
Sir Hugh Adair, Bt.
Member of Parliament for Ipswich
With: John Cobbold
Thomas Cobbold from 1876
Succeeded by
Thomas Cobbold and
Jesse Collings
Preceded by
Benjamin Rodwell and
Sir Henry Brand and
Edward Hicks
Member of Parliament for Cambridgeshire
With: Edward Hicks
Sir Henry Brand to 1884
Arthur Thornhill from 1884
Constituency abolished