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Robert Henry Hurst

Robert Henry Hurst


A carte-de-visite portrait of Robert Henry Hurst (1817-1905), barrister and MP for Horsham. Educated at Westminster and Trinity College, Cambridge, he was called to the bar, Middle Temple, in 1842. From 1862 he was the recorder of Hastings and Rye, and he also served as a Justice of the Peace and a Deputy-Lieutenant. From 1865 to 1874 and again from 1875 to 1876 he was the MP (Liberal) for Horsham. His addresses were Horsham Park, Sussex, and Barrington Grove, Burford. He died on 12 February 1905.

Source: Who Was Who (1897).

Photographed by Camille Silvy of London on 14 April 1862.

From an album compiled by Rose Isabella Susan Preston (born 1842), later the wife of Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Ethelred Shuttleworth.

 

Code: 125311
 
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