Thomas Henry Bolton

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"Buonaparte B". Caricature by Spy published in Vanity Fair in 1893.

Thomas Henry Bolton (February 1841 – 24 September 1916) was an English solicitor and a Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1885 and 1895.

Bolton was born at Clerkenwell,[1] the son of Thomas Bolton. He was admitted a solicitor 1869 and became a partner in the firm of Bolton & Mote, of Gray's Inn, London.[2]

Bolton was elected at the 1885 general election as Member of Parliament (MP) for St Pancras North, but lost the seat in the 1886 general election.[3] He regained the seat in a by election in 1890 after his successor succeeded to the peerage, and was re-elected in 1892, but did not stand again at the 1895 general election.[3]

Bolton lived at South Binns, Heathfield, Essex, and died at the age of 75.

Bolton married Elizabeth Ann Wegg in 1861.


  1. ^ British Census 1881 RG11 0212/50 p16
  2. ^ Debretts Guide to the House of Commons 1886
  3. ^ a b Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1974]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-27-2.

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Member of Parliament for St Pancras North
Succeeded by
Charles Cochrane-Baillie
Preceded by
Charles Cochrane-Baillie
Member of Parliament for St Pancras North
Succeeded by
Edward Robert Pacy Moon