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Samuel Gurney (MP)

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Name  Samuel Gurney
Uncles  Daniel Gurney
Parents  Samuel Gurney
Died  1882
Role  Member of Parliament

Cousins  Charles Buxton, Harriet Gurney, Charles Henry Gurney, Sir Edward Buxton, 2nd Baronet, Thomas Fowell Buxton
Grandparents  John Gurney, Catherine Bell
Aunts  Elizabeth Fry, Hannah Buxton

Samuel Gurney (1816–1882) was a banker from the Gurney family. He served an independent Member of Parliament for Penryn & Falmouth from 1857 to 1865 but never spoke. He was also the first Chairman of the London and Provincial District Telegraph Co. Ltd. in 1859 (originally the London District Telegraph Co. Ltd.). He was president of the National Association for the relief of British Miners and, along with Edward Thomas Wakefield, founder and chairman of the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association

Gurney was the second son of Samuel Gurney (1786–1856), also a banker.

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Samuel Gurney (MP) Wikipedia


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