Thomas Cave (Liberal politician)

Thomas Cave (16 October 1825 – 2 November 1894) was a British Liberal politician.

Political career edit

Cave was returned to Parliament for Barnstaple in 1865, a seat he held until 1880. He also served as Sheriff of London between 1863 and 1864 and was a Justice of the Peace for Surrey.

Family edit

Cave married Elizabeth, daughter of Jasper Shallcrass, in 1849. They had five sons, including Lord Chancellor George Cave, 1st Viscount Cave and Basil Cave, Consul-General in Zanzibar and Algiers, and five daughters, one of whom, Harriett, married the businessman and philanthropist Max Waechter.[1] Cave died in Brighton on 2 November 1894, aged 69. Elizabeth survived him by over 30 years and died in November 1925.

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  1. ^ Berryman, Ron (May 2012). "Sir Max Waechter's European Unity League". Richmond History: The Journal of Richmond Local History Society. 33: 27.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Barnstaple
With: Sir George Stucley, Bt 1865–1868
Charles Henry Williams 1868–1874
Samuel Danks Waddy 1874–1880
Succeeded by