Richard Crowder

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Richard Budden Crowder (died 5 December 1859)[1] was a British Liberal Party politician and judge.

He was elected at a by-election in 1849 as Member of Parliament (MP) for Liskeard in Cornwall, and held the seat until he resigned from the House of Commons in 1852 to take an appointment as a judge in the Court of Common Pleas.[2] Whilst in Parliament, he was simultaneously Judge Advocate of the Fleet from 1849-1854.[3]


  1. ^ "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "L", part 3". Leigh Rayment's House of commons pages. Retrieved 2 December 2009. 
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 189. ISBN 0-900178-26-4. 
  3. ^ Sainty, J. C. (1975). Admiralty Officials 1660-1870. Athlone Press, University of London. p. 80. ISBN 0485171449. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Charles Buller
Member of Parliament for Liskeard
Succeeded by
Ralph William Grey
Legal offices
Preceded by
R. Godson
Judge Advocate of the Fleet
Succeeded by
Thomas Phinn