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Richard Davison (MP)

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Richard Davison (MP)

For the equestrian, see Richard Davison (equestrian).
For those of a similar name, see Richard Davisson and Richard Davidson (disambiguation).

Richard Davison (1796 – 20 February 1869[1]) was a Belfast solicitor and Conservative politician.[2]

Davison was Member of Parliament (MP) for Belfast from 1852 to 1860, when he resigned his seat.[3] A defender of the established church in Ireland, in 1863 Davison read a paper 'On the present position of the Irish Church' to the 5th annual conference of the united dioceses of Down, Connor and Dromore.[4]


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  • Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Robert Tennent and
Lord John Chichester
Member of Parliament for Belfast
With: Hugh Cairns
Succeeded by
Hugh Cairns and
Samuel Gibson Getty

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