Reference Entry

Gaskell, James Milnes (1810-1873), politician

Colin Matthew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Gaskell, James Milnes (1810-1873), politician, was born on 19 October 1810, the only child of Benjamin Gaskell (1781-1856), of Thornes House, Yorkshire (which he inherited in 1805 from James Milnes, MP for Maldon), and his wife, Mary, née Brandreth. The Gaskells were Presbyterians by origin. James attended Dr Roberts's school ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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