John Bonham-Carter (1817–1884)

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John Bonham-Carter (13 October 1817 in Portsmouth – 26 November 1884) was an English Liberal politician.

Bonham-Carter was the son of the Portsmouth Member of Parliament (MP) John Bonham-Carter, and educated at Clifton College & Trinity College, Cambridge.[1] From 1847 to 1874 he was Liberal Party MP for Winchester. He was briefly a Lord of the Treasury in 1866, and during his last two years in Parliament, he was Chairman of Ways and Means.

He was a member of the Photographic Society of London, later the Royal Photographic Society, from 1853 until his death. His son, Lothian, played first-class cricket for Hampshire.

He died in Petersfield, Hampshire in 1884.

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  1. ^ "Carter or Bonham-Carter, John (CRTR836J)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir James Buller East, Bt
Bickham Escott
Member of Parliament for Winchester
With: Sir James Buller East, Bt 1847–1864
Thomas Willis Fleming 1864–1865
William Barrow Simonds 1865–1874
Succeeded by
William Barrow Simonds
Arthur Robert Naghten
Political offices
Preceded by
John George Dodson
Chairman of Ways and Means
Succeeded by
Henry Cecil Raikes