He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for South Durham at the 1865 general election, but was defeated at the 1868 general election. He did not stand in the 1874 general election, but failed to win a seat when he stood again in 1880.
- "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "D" (Part 4)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons page. Retrieved 2009-04-19.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1989) . British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 384. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.
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1865 – 1868
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