William Lawrence (Conservative politician)
|William Frederic Lawrence|
|Member of Parliament for Liverpool Abercromby|
|Succeeded by||J. E. B. Seely|
|Member of Parliament
for Liverpool Wavertree
|Born||29 December 1844|
|Died||15 January 1935(aged 90)|
He was the eldest son of the Rev. Charles Washington Lawrence of Liverpool. He went to Eton College, and received a B.A. from Christ Church, Oxford in 1867 and an M.A. in 1872. He began the study of law at Lincoln's Inn in 1867 and was called to the bar in 1871. He was a Justice of the Peace of Wiltshire.
Lawrence was first elected to Parliament in the 1885 general election for the new constituency of Liverpool Abercromby. He held the seat in the next four general elections. In the 1906 general election, he lost the seat by 199 votes to the Liberal candidate J. E. B. Seely. He died in Salisbury aged 90.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by William Lawrence
- Foster, Joseph (1885). "Lawrence, William Frederic". Men-at-the-Bar (second ed.). London: Hazell, Watson, and Viney. p. 270.
- Alumni Oxonienses 1715–1886, p. 825
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|New constituency||Member of Parliament for Liverpool Abercromby
1885 – 1906
J. E. B. Seely