BLAKE DELAVAL, Francis (1727-71), of Ford Castle and Seaton Delaval, Northumb.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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4 May 1751 - 1754
1754 - 1768

Family and Education

b. 16 Mar. 1727, 1st s. of Francis Delaval. educ. Westminster 1737-44; Ch. Ch. Oxf. 1747. m. 8 Mar. 1750, Isabella, da. and coh. of Thomas Tufton, M.P., 6th Earl of Thanet, wid. of Lord Nassau Powlett, s.p. suc. fa. to Northumbrian estates 9 Dec. 1752; K.B. 23 Mar. 1761.

Offices Held


In November 1749 Delaval, aged 22, unsuccessfully contested Andover, only receiving one vote.