ELLISON, Robert (1614-78), of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumb. and Hebburn, co. Dur.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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Family and Education

bap. 2 Feb. 1614, 2nd s. of Cuthbert Ellison, merchant (d.1628), of Newcastle by Jane, da. of Christopher Ile, merchant, of Newcastle. m. (1) 29 Mar. 1635, Elizabeth (d. 30 June 1665), da. of Cuthbert Grey, merchant, of Newcastle, 7s. (1 d.v.p.) 7da.; (2) 27 July 1672, Agnes, wid. of James Briggs, merchant, of Newcastle, s.p.2

Offices Held

Member, merchant adventurers of Newcastle 1634, asst. 1645-8, gov. 1676-d.; freeman, Newcastle 1635; sheriff, Newcastle 1644, co. Dur. 1658-July 1660; commr. for sequestration, Newcastle 1644, assessment, Newcastle 1645-8, co. Dur. 1657, Newcastle and co. Dur. Aug. 1660-1, Newcastle 1677-d., northern assoc., Newcastle 1645, accounts 1645; member, hostmen’s co. of Newcastle 1645; commr. for militia, co. Dur. and Newcastle 1648, co. Dur., Northumb. and Newcastle Mar. 1660; j.p. co. Dur. 1657-9; c.