ELSDEN, George (b.c.1530), of Lyme Regis, Dorset.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

b. c.1530, yr. s. of Thomas Elsden, merchant of Lyme Regis, by Joan, 3rd da. of William Bond of Lutton; bro. of William. ?m. with 1s. 3da.

Offices Held

Official of the Admiralty court, Devon by 1560; town clerk, Lyme Regis by 1577; ?dep. customer Lyme Regis.


Elsden was appointed to the Commons committee considering petitions from ports on 13 Feb. 1576.

Hutchins, Dorset, ii. 78; Roberts thesis; Som. and Dorset N. and Q. ii. 226; Lyme Regis mayors’ accts. 1573, f. 16; Exeter City Mun., DD 61418B; E134/16; D’Ewes, 247; and see ELSDEN, John.

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: P. W. Hasler