Document ReferenceNe C 4653
TitleResolutions of the Electors of Falkirk, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland; 23 Apr. 1846
Date Of Creation23 April 1846
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionResolves that the Earl of Lincoln be nominated to represent the burgh in the event that William Baird Esq. accept the Chiltern Hundreds; says this was moved by the Duke of Hamilton; expresses their support for Sir Robert Peel's free trade policy; does not wish to interfere in the arrangement between Lincoln and Baird, as they both support free trade; says this is no indication of support of Lincoln's 'general politics'; resolves to put forward the free trader Mr Wilson of Dundyban at the next election; explains the conditions under which they accept Lincoln as their candidate.
Termelections, Falkirk Burghs 1846
Free Trade, support for
elections, nominations
constituencies, Chiltern Hundreds
resignations and dismissals, William B. Baird

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
NA11233Baird; William B. (1796-1864); Mr; conservative member for Falkirk 1841-6; resigned in favour of 5th duke1796-1864
NA9425Hamilton; Alexander (1767-1852); 10th Duke of Hamilton; styled Marquess of Douglas 1799-18191767-1852
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
NA11248Wilson; - (fl 1846); Mr; prospective candidate for Falkirk burghs; of Dundybanfl 1846
NA11247Falkirk Burghs, Electors of
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