Peter Remnant

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Peter Farquharson Remnant (21 September 1897 – 31 January 1968) was a British politician.[1] He was the Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Wokingham from 1950 to 1959.

The son of James Remnant, 1st Baron Remnant, who was an MP from 1900 to 1928, Peter Remnant was educated at Eton College and Magdalen College, Oxford.[1] He was first elected to Parliament in the 1950 general election for the newly recreated seat of Wokingham. He retired at the 1959 general election.

He played a first-class cricket match for the Minor Counties team in 1929, making 62 and a duck in his two innings. He played minor counties cricket for Berkshire. His brother, the 2nd Baronet, was also a first-class cricketer.


  1. ^ a b "Obituary: Mr Peter Remnant". The Times (57165). London. 2 February 1968. p. 10. 

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New constituency Member of Parliament for Wokingham
Succeeded by
William van Straubenzee