Frederick Fawkes

Major Frederick Hawksworth Fawkes (1870 – 1 February 1936)[1] was a British Conservative Party politician.

Fawkes was the son of the Rev. Frederick Fawkes of Farnley Hall, North Yorkshire.[2] He was educated at Eton College and Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he was admitted in 1890, and farmed at Kirby Overblow.[3] He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for the Pudsey and Otley division of the West Riding of Yorkshire at the 1922 general election, but retired from the House of Commons at the 1923 general election.[4]


  1. Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "P" (part 2)
  2. Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles (1905). Armorial Families (5th ed.). Edinburgh: T. C. & E. C. Jack. p. 474.
  3. "Fawkes, Frederick Hawksworth (FWKS890FH)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  4. Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 521. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Arthur Barrand
Member of Parliament for Pudsey & Otley
Succeeded by
Sir Francis Watson
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