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William Rickford Collett

William Rickford Collett (1810 – 1882)[1] was a British Conservative politician.[2]

William Rickford Collett
Member of Parliament
for Lincoln
In office
30 June 1841 – 29 July 1847
Serving with Charles Sibthorp
Preceded byCharles Sibthorp
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Succeeded byCharles Sibthorp
Charles Seely
Personal details
Died1882 (aged 71–72)
Political partyConservative

Collett was elected Conservative Member of Parliament for Lincoln at the 1841 general election and held the seat until 1847 when he stood for election but was defeated.[3][2]


  1. ^ Rayment, Leigh (11 October 2018). "The House of Commons: Constituencies beginning with "L"". Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page. Archived from the original on 24 November 2018. Retrieved 24 November 2018.
  2. ^ a b Stooks Smith, Henry. (1973) [1844-1850]. Craig, F. W. S. (ed.). The Parliaments of England (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. pp. 202–204. ISBN 0-900178-13-2.
  3. ^ Craig, F. W. S., ed. (1977). British Parliamentary Election Results 1832-1885 (1st ed.). London: Macmillan Press. p. 187. ISBN 978-1-349-02349-3.

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