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Stansfeld, Sir Jameslocked

  • Alan Ruston


Stansfeld, Sir James (1820–1898), politician and social reformer, was born at Moorlands, Halifax, on 5 March 1820, the only son of James Stansfeld (1792–1872) and his wife, Emma (bap. 1793, d. 1851), daughter of the Revd John Ralph, minister of Northgate End Unitarian Chapel, Halifax...

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