John Pierce Chamberlain Starkie
Starkie was the son of Le Gendre Nicholas Starkie of Huntroyde Hall, Padiham, Lancashire former M.P. for Pontefract and his wife Anne Chamberlain, daughter of Abraham Chamberlain of Rylstone, Yorkshire. He was educated at Eton College, and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge graduating LLB in 1857 and ML. in 1869. He inherited Ashton Hall on the death of his father.
Starkie died at the age of 57. He had married in 1861 Ann Charlotte Amelia Hudson, daughter of Harrington Hudson of Blessingby, Yorkshire, with whom he had two daughters. There is a memorial to him in Lancaster church.
- Debretts House of Commons and the Judicial Bench 1870
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "L" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
- "Starkie, John Pierce Chamberlain (STRY849JP)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1989) . British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 410. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by John Starkie
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1868 – 1880
With: James Maden Holt
Frederick William Grafton
Marquess of Hartington
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