Correspondence of George Woodyatt Hastings

Administrative / Biographical History

George Woodyatt Hastings (25 September 1825 – 21 October 1917) was a British politician, elected to parliament in 1880 as the MP for East Worcestershire. He was expelled from the House of Commons in 1892, guilty of embezzling £20,000 from the estate of John Brown, of which he was trustee.

Prior to becoming a Member of Parliament, Hastings' activities included being the secretary for the Law Amendment Society and honorary secretary of National Reformatory Union, and General Secretary of National Association for Promotion of Social Science.