Sir Samuel Hoare, 1st Baronet

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Sir Samuel Hoare, 1st Baronet (7 September 1841 – 20 January 1915)[1] was an English Conservative Party politician. He sat in the House of Commons from 1886 to 1906.

Hoare was the great-grandson of the Quaker Samuel Hoare, one of the twelve founding members of the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade. He was educated at Bayfield Preparatory School, Harrow School and Trinity College, Cambridge.[2] He undertook two tours of the Mediterranean and Middle East between 1862 and 1865[3] He lived at Sidestrand Hall, Sidestrand, Norfolk.[citation needed]

At the 1885 general election he unsuccessfully contested North Norfolk.[4] He was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Norwich at a by-election in April 1886,[5] and retained the seat until he stood down at the 1906 general election.[6] He was created baronet in 1899.[7]

He was the father of Samuel Hoare, 1st Viscount Templewood.


  1. Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "N" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
  2. "Hoare, Samuel (HR859S)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Cambridge University Library. Templeton Papers
  4. Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1974]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 353. ISBN 0-900178-27-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. The London Gazette: no. 25576. p. 1727. 9 April 1886. Retrieved 24 January 2011.
  6. Craig, page 161
  7. Leigh Rayment's list of baronets – Baronetcies beginning with "H" (part 3) [self-published source][better source needed]

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Preceded by
Harry Bullard
Jeremiah James Colman
Member of Parliament for Norwich
With: Jeremiah James Colman to 1895
Harry Bullard 1895–1904
Louis John Tillett from 1904
Succeeded by
George Roberts
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