RASHLEIGH, Jonathan (1693-1764), of Menabilly, Cornw.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1727 - 24 Nov. 1764

Family and Education

b. 19 Jan. 1693, 4th s. of Jonathan Rashleigh, M.P., and bro. of Philip Rashleigh. m. 11 June 1728, Mary, da. of Sir William Clayton, 1st Bt., of Morden, Surr., 9s. 4da. suc. bro. 1736, and cos. Sir Coventry Carew, 6th Bt., at Helset, Cornw. 1748.

Offices Held


Rashleigh represented Fowey on his family’s interest as a Tory, voting consistently against the Government until his death, 24 Nov. 1764.

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Author: Eveline Cruickshanks