Document ReferenceNe C 4656
TitleResolutions of the Electors of Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland; 24 Apr. 1846
Date Of Creation24 April 1846
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExplains that the Earl of Lincoln has lost his seat in Parliament due to his support for Sir Robert Peel's government and the opposition of his father; passes a resolution agreeing to support the Earl of Lincoln, should Mr Baird resign his seat in his favour; says it is understood that Lincoln will not offer himself as a candidate at the general election so that Mr Wilson may stand; understands that Mr Baird has accepted the Chiltern Hundreds.

Signed by Provost John Gibson.
Termelections, Falkirk Burghs 1846
family relationships, 4th and 5th Dukes of Newcastle under Lyne
resignations and dismissals, William B. Baird
constituencies, Chiltern Hundreds
governments, Conservative 1841-1846, support for
Conditiondamaged by fire

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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
NA11248Wilson; - (fl 1846); Mr; prospective candidate for Falkirk burghs; of Dundybanfl 1846
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
NA11253Gibson; John (fl 1846); -; provost; of Lanarkfl 1846
NA11254Lanark, Electors of
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