John Mitchell (Hull politician)

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John Mitchell (c.1781 – 29 August 1859)[1] was an English Tory[2] politician. He was the son of David Mitchell, a Jamaica planter. He was educated at Westminster School and Christchurch School. He entered Lincoln's Inn in 1803, and was called to the bar in 1808.[3]

He was elected at the 1818 as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Kingston-upon-Hull, and held the seat until 1826 general election,[1] when he did not contest Hull.[2]


Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir George Denys, Bt
John Staniforth
Member of Parliament for Kingston upon Hull
With: James Graham 1818–1820
Daniel Sykes from 1820
Succeeded by
John Augustus O'Neill
Daniel Sykes