MORGAN, Maurice (1692-1733).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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10 Apr. 1725 - 24 Apr. 1733

Family and Education

bap. 27 Sept. 1692, 2nd s. of Anthony Morgan of Freshwater, I.o.W. unm. suc. fa. 1729.

Offices Held

Ensign, Ld. Paston’s regt. of Ft. 1704; 3 Ft. Gds. 1709; lt. 1 Drag. Gds. 1712; capt. 4 Drags. 1719; capt. and lt.-col 3 Ft. Gds. 1722; lt.-gov. I.o.W. 1731-d.


Returned for Yarmouth in 1725 on the government interest, Morgan voted with the Administration in all recorded divisions, except on the excise bill when he was absent. Succeeding his father as lieutenant-governor of the Isle of Wight in January 1731, he died 24 Apr. 1733.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

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