PELHAM, Henry (c.1694-1725), of Stanmer, nr. Lewes, Suss.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1715 - 1722
1722 - 2 June 1725

Family and Education

b. c.1694, 1st s. of Henry Pelham, M.P., of Stanmer, uncle of the Duke of Newcastle, by Frances, da. and coh. of John Bine of Rowdell, Suss.; bro. of Thomas Pelham of Stanmer. unm. suc. fa. 1721.

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Pelham was brought into Parliament by his first cousin, the Duke of Newcastle, soon after coming of age. He supported the Government except in the case of the peerage bill, on which he was absent. Returned by Newcastle for Lewes in 1722, he died of consumption 2 June 1725.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick