Edmund Buckley (born 1815)

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Sir Edmund Buckley

Edmund Buckley (born 1815)[1] was a British Conservative Party politician.

He was elected at the 1841 general election as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Newcastle-under-Lyme,[2] and held the seat until the 1847 general election,[1] when he did not stand again.[3]

His illegitimate son Edmund Peck, was born in 1834.[4] Peck later adopted his father's surname and inherited his fortune, and became Sir Edmund Buckley, 1st Baronet.


  1. ^ a b Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "N" (part 1)
  2. ^ "No. 19999". The London Gazette. 16 July 1841. p. 1855. 
  3. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 217. ISBN 0-900178-26-4. 
  4. ^ Diaries of William Rees of Tonn, Llandovery. Cardiff City Library

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Spencer de Horsey
William Henry Miller
Member of Parliament for Newcastle-under-Lyme
With: John Quincey Harris 1841–1842
John Campbell Colquhoun 1842–1847
Succeeded by
Samuel Christy
William Jackson