PRICE, Uvedale (1685-1764), of Foxley, Herefs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1713 - 1715
1727 - 1734

Family and Education

b. 17 Sept. 1685, 1st surv. s. of Robert Price, M.P. baron of the Exchequer and judge of the common pleas, by Lucy da. and coh. of Robert Rodd of Foxley. educ. St. Paul’s; St. John’s, Camb. 1704; L. Inn 1706; Grand Tour (France, Italy) 1709-12. m. 1714, Anne, da. and coh. of Lord Arthur Somerset, 2nd s. of Henry Somerset, M.P., 1st Duke of Beaufort, 1s. 3da. suc. fa. 1733.

Offices Held

Steward of the courts, Denbigh to 1740.


The son of a successful lawyer, M.P. for Weobley in five Parliaments under James II and William III, Price was returned for Weobley as a Hanoverian Tory in 1713, but did not stand in the next reign. Re-elected unopposed in 1727, he voted with the Government in all recorded divisions, except on the Hessian troops in 1730, when he voted with the Opposition. He did not stand again, dying 17 Mar. 1764.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: A. N. Newman