CORRANCE, Clement (?1684-1724), of Parham Hall, Suff.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1708 - 1722

Family and Education

b. ?1684, 1st s. of John Corrance of Parham Hall by Elizabeth, da. of one Vilet of Oxford. educ. St. John’s Oxf. 11 May 1702, aged 17; I. Temple 1703. m. 20 Oct. 1705, Mary, da. of Sir Robert Davers, 2nd Bt., of Rougham, Suff., 2s. 3da. suc. fa. 1704.

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Corrance was descended from a London merchant tailor, whose son bought Parham Hall, some 10 miles from Orford, about 1690. He himself bought the estate of Rougham from his father-in-law. A Tory, he voted against the Government in every recorded division after George I’s accession. His name was sent to the Pretender in 1721 as a probable supporter in the event of a rising.1

He was buried 30 Mar. 1724.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick


  • 1. Stuart mss 65/16.