Arthur Stanley Wilson (1868-1938)

"Jack" Arthur S. Wilson M.P., of Raywell House & Tranby Croft, Yorkshire

Associated Houses

Tranby Croft

Kingston-upon-Hull

He was elected the Conservative M.P. for Holderness in 1900 and held the seat until 1922. During the World War One, he was captured while acting as a Foreign Service Messenger and was imprisoned by the Germans from December 1915 until July 1917. He married Alice, daughter of Sir Edmund Filmer, 9th Bt., of East Sutton, Kent. They had two sons, the eldest of whom took the name Wilson-Filmer.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 02/10/2019 and last updated on 02/10/2019.