Dunwich

Double Member Borough

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
Available from Boydell and Brewer

Background Information

Right of Election:

in the resident freemen

Number of voters:

below 40

Elections

DateCandidate
16 Apr. 1754Sir Jacob Garrard Downing
 Soame Jenyns
1 Jan. 1756Jenyns re-elected after appointment to office
2 Dec. 1758Alexander Forrester vice Jenyns, vacated his seat
27 Mar. 1761Henry Fox
 Eliab Harvey
30 Nov. 1762Fox re-elected after appointment to office
29 Apr. 1763Sir Jacob Garrard Downing vice Fox, called to the Upper House
18 Feb. 1764Miles Barne vice Downing, deceased
16 Mar. 1768Gerard William Vanneck
 Miles Barne
8 Oct. 1774Gerard William Vanneck
 Miles Barne
10 Dec. 1777Barne Barne vice Miles Barne, vacated his seat
8 Sept. 1780Sir Gerard William Vanneck
 Barne Barne
31 Mar. 1784Sir Gerard William Vanneck
 Barne Barne

Main Article

In 1754 Dunwich wa