Hon. Evelyn Ashley as Liberal Unionist Candidate

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

On tuesday 29 april 1890, Arthur Conan Doyle attended and spoke after a meeting about "Hon. Evelyn Ashley as Liberal Unionist Candidate", at the Portsmouth Liberal Unionist Committee meeting held at the Esplanade Hotel, Southsea.


  • President/Chairman
    • Mr. A. W. White
  • Speakers
    • Mr. A. W. White
    • Lord Wolmer
    • Sir William Crossman
    • Hon. Evelyn Ashley
    • Admiral Grieve
    • Dr. Conan Doyle
    • Mr. W. J. Boyce
    • Mr. G. L. Green
    • Mr. G. S. Löhr
  • Attendees
    • Ald. Sir W. D. King (Mayor)
    • Lord Wolmer, M.P.
    • Sir William Crossman, M.P.
    • Hon. Evelyn Ashley
    • Admiral Grieve
    • Captain R. Sturgess, R.N.
    • General Ritchie
    • Ald. G. E. Kent
    • Ald. Cudlipp
    • Mr. W. P. Snell, J.P.
    • Major W. C. James
    • Dr. Conan Doyle (Hon. Sec.)

Conan Doyle contribution

The speeches that followed from Admiral Grieve and Dr. Conan Doyle were in the moving and seconding of a resolution of confidence in the Hon. Evelyn. Ashley.

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