Thomas Usborne

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Usborne in 1895.

Thomas Usborne , MP, (30 May 1840 – 7 June 1915) [1] was an English Conservative Party politician. He was born in Limerick and studied successively at Harrow School and at Trinity College, Cambridge where he obtained an MA degree. [2]

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He was elected to the House of Commons as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Chelmsford Division of Essex at an unopposed by-election in 1892, following the death of the sitting MP William Beadel. Usborne was re-elected at the general election in July 1892, and held the seat until he stood down at the 1900 general election. [3]

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References

  1. "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "C" (part 3)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Retrieved 2009-04-14.
  2. "Usborne, Thomas (USBN859T)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  3. Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1974]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 275. ISBN   0-900178-27-2.
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Beadel
Member of Parliament for Chelmsford
18921900
Succeeded by
Sir Carne Rasch