PELHAM, Henry (?1729-1803), of Lee, Kent.
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Family and Education
b. ?1729, 3rd surv. s. of Thomas Pelham of Lewes, Suss. and bro. of Thomas Pelham jun. educ. Corpus Christi, Camb. 1746; fellow of Peterhouse 1751. m. 1 Sept. 1767, Jane, da. of Nicholas Hardinge, 1s. 1da. suc. bro. John to Catsfield and Crowhurst 1786;1 to estates of his niece Miss Cressett, taking add. name of Cressett 1792.
Commr. of customs 1758-88.
Henry Pelham was returned in 1751 as a government supporter. He died early in 1803.
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: Romney R. Sedgwick
- 1. VCH Suss. ix. 79-80, 241.