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Born 1842, died 3 September 1889

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Portrait from The Graphic, 1880

Born near Huddersfield, married 1873 Elizabeth, daughter of Mr George Tatham Mayor of Leeds 1880-3: assumed the name of Firth by Royal licence same year. Died of sunstroke in Switzerland.

Deputy Chairman of the London County Council.


Obit in The Times 5 September 1889, p4. MP for Dundee. 1866 called to the bar Middle Temple.

Sat on School Board for London for Chelsea 1876-9, and long active in movement for London municipal reform on which he wrote a book. President of the Municipal Reform League.

1880-5 MP for Chelsea; 1885 1888-9 Gladstonian member for Dundee.

Wikipedia article here [1].

2 October 1889 Letter The Times from W Blake Odgers – Deputy Chairman LCC or Clerk of Council: office of Deputy Chairman LCC created specially for Mr Firth, due to his knowledge of municipal matters, and his work in other municipalities carried out by Clerk of Council.

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