James Watney junior

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James Watney junior (1832-1886)

James Watney junior (19 May 1832 – 2 November 1886) was Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for East Surrey from 1871 to 1885.

James was the eldest son of James Watney and Rebecca Spurrell and was a partner in the family brewing business Watney Combe & Reid.[1] He played first-class cricket for Surrey (1851) and the Marylebone Cricket Club (1851–1852), and later served as Master of the Mercers' Company in 1879.

He married Blanche Maria Georgiana Burrell in 1856 and lived at Beddington, Surrey, and Thorney House, Palace Gate, Kensington.[2]

References

  1. ^ Spurrell, J. C., The life of Charles Spurrell and his family's links to the Watney and Gray brewing families, Brewery History No. 138 (December 2010)
  2. ^ http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=47516 - Retrieved on 31 December 2010

External links

  • Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by James Watney junior
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Charles Buxton
Peter John Locke King
Member of Parliament for East Surrey
1871–1885
With: Peter John Locke King, to 1874
William Grantham, from 1874
Constituency abolished


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