Charles James Murray

Murray in 1880

Charles James Murray (1851 – 25 September 1929) was a British Conservative Party politician and diplomat. He was the son of Charles Augustus Murray and his wife Elise Wadsworth.[1]

Murray was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Hastings in 1880, a position he resigned in 1883.[2] He was elected Member of Parliament for Coventry in 1895 until he retired at the 1906 general election.


  1. ^ Matthew, H. C. G. "Murray, Sir Charles Augustus". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/19596. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Ughtred Kay-Shuttleworth
Thomas Brassey
Member of Parliament for Hastings
With: Thomas Brassey
Succeeded by
Thomas Brassey
Henry Bret Ince
Preceded by
William Ballantine
Member of Parliament for Coventry
Succeeded by
A. E. W. Mason