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KERSHAW, James, jun. MP

Forenames: James, jun.

Last name: KERSHAW

Titles and Honours: MP

Date of birth: 1795-01-01

Date of death: 1864-04-27

Date of Election: 1854-01-24

Honorary Member? No

Obituaries: Gent Mag Jun 1864 p 809

Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No


Place of Residence:


Partner, mercantile firm Lees, Millington & Callender (became Head); head of firm of cotton spinners Kershaw, Sidebottom & Berry, Heywood. Liberal politician, involved in Anti-Corn Law League; Mayor of M'cr 1843-45; MP for West Riding (Yorks) 1849-64

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