Stanley Prescott

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(William Robert) Stanley Prescott (25 April 1912 – 6 June 1962) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom.

He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge.

He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for the Darwen constituency by-election in December 1943 following the death of the Conservative MP Stuart Russell. He held the seat until he retired from the House of Commons at the 1951 general election.

He was the younger son of the Sir William Prescott, who was MP for Tottenham North from 1918 to 1922. His son, Mark Prescott, inherited the baronetcy in 1965.[1]


Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Stuart Russell
Member of Parliament for Darwen
Succeeded by
Sir Charles Fletcher-Cooke