INGLETT FORTESCUE, John (1758-1840), of Buckland Filleigh, Devon.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986
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Constituency

Dates

9 Apr. 1801 - May 1803

Family and Education

b. 23 Oct. 1758, o.s. of Richard Inglett, collector of customs, of Dawlish, Devon (who took additional name of Fortescue 1776 on suc. in the right of his mother Rebecca Fortescue to Buckland Filleigh) by Elizabeth, da. of Lucy Weston of Dawlish. educ. Blundell’s sch. 1773-5; Trinity, Oxf. 1775, Oriel 1776, BCL 1783. m. (1) 25 Sept. 1784, Anne, da. of Thomas Sa(u)nders, merchant, of Exeter, Devon, 1s.; (2) 13 Jan. 1818, Sarah Bridget, da. and coh. of James Marwood of Sutton, Devon, wid. of Henry Stevens of Cross, Devon, s.p. suc. fa. 1790.

Offices Held

Cornet, army 1782; R. Horse Gds. 1783-6; capt. N. Devon militia 1802; maj. N. Devon yeoman cav. 1798; lt.-col. 2 regt. N. Devon vol. inf. 1801, militia 1808.

Receiver-gen. land tax, Devon 1819-d.

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