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Stanley, Edward John, 1802-1869


Biographical Note

Stanley entered parliament as a Whig in the last unreformed election of 1831. As a Whig candidate, Stanley forged a strong relationship with Joseph Parkes and the two men corresponded frequently during their political careers.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Joseph Parkes and Edward John Stanley correspondence


This collection contains correspondence between British political and election reformer Joseph Parkes (1796-1865) and British politician Edward John Stanley (1802-1869). It also includes a small amount of correspondence between Parkes and other correspondents.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1834 - 1860; Majority of material found within 1835 - 1843