Thomas Chambers (MP)
In 1852 Chambers was elected Member of Parliament for Hertford but lost the seat in 1857. He was a Common Serjeant of London, from 1857 to 1878 and was a Lieutenant for the City of London. In 1861 he became a Q.C. and a Bencher of his Inn.
In 1865 Chambers was elected MP for Marylebone. He was knighted on 14 March 1872, and in 1872 became Treasurer of Middle Temple. He was President of the National Chamber of Trade from 1874 to around 1880, Recorder of London from 1878 to 1891 and Steward of Southwark in 1884. In parliament he was an advocate of the inspection of Convents and the legalisation of marriage with a deceased wife's sister. He held his seat at Marylebone until 1885.
Chambers died at the age of 77 and was buried at All Saints', Hertford.
Chambers married Diana White, who was the niece and adopted daughter of John Green of Hertford in 1851.
- Debretts House of Commons and the Judicial Bench 1881
- "Chambers Thomas (CHMS837T)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "H" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "M" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Rigg, James McMullen (1901). "Chambers, Thomas". In Sidney Lee. Dictionary of National Biography, 1901 supplement. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Thomas Chambers
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
John Harvey Lewis
|Member of Parliament for Marylebone
1865 – 1885
With: John Harvey Lewis to 1865
William Forsyth 1865–1874
Daniel Grant 1874–1885
|This article about a Liberal Member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article about a Member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (since 1801), for an English constituency is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|