1777 - 1855
Radical MP for a series of seats ending with Montrose Burghs (16/04/1842-20/02/1855) and pro-compensation lobbyist. London associate of William Hardin Burnley (q.v.), appearing as 'Mr Hamer' in correspondence of Burnley with the Commissioners, but almost certainly Joseph Hume (q.v.), Burnley's brother-in-law, known to have lived in Bryanston Square. His son William Burnley Hume was a member of HM Council in Trinidad in the 1850s.
T71/1611: letter from Wm Hardin Burnley, Glasgow, 24th August 1836 re this claim, and claim nos. 1365, 1648 1663 and 1995 asking for a reply to go to 'Mr Hamer' [sp?] 6 Bryanston Square, London: Wm Hardin Burnley to be in London 10th Sept.; History of Parliament online: entry by David R. Fisher, accessed 12 December 2018; Edinburgh Gazette, 6313, 2 September 1853, p. 687.
£2,088 5s 0d
Hume was a prime mover in the establishment of the Reform Club in...
Weymouth and Melcombe Regis Dorset
Aberdeen Burghs Aberdeenshire / Forfar / Kincardine
1818 - 1830
1830 - 1837
1837 - 1841
Montrose Burghs Forfarshire
1842 - 1855
6 Bryanston Square, London, Middlesex, London, England