CALVERT, John (?1758-1844), of Albury Hall, Herts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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28 Nov. 1780 - 1784
1784 - 1790
1790 - 1796
1796 - 1831

Family and Education

b. ?1758, 1st s. of John Calvert. educ. Eton 1770-5; St. John’s, Camb. 1776; L. Inn 1773. unm.

Offices Held

Sec. to the lord chamberlain Dec. 1783-Nov. 1830.


Returned as a Government candidate at Malmesbury, Calvert voted with North’s Administration until the end. He voted for Shelburne’s peace preliminaries, 18 Feb. 1783, and, like his father, was classed by Robinson as a follower of Lord Weymouth; voted for Fox’s East India bill, 27 Nov. 1783, but was classed in Stockdale’s list of 19 Mar. 1784 as a follower of Pitt.

He was returned for Tamworth on Weymouth’s interest in 1784, and supported Pitt. There is no record of his having spoken before 1790.

He died 2 June 1844.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke