FANE, John, Lord Burghersh (1728-74), of Apethorpe, Northants.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1 Dec. 1762 - 12 Nov. 1771

Family and Education

b. 5 May 1728, 1st s. of Thomas Fane and bro. of Hon. Henry Fane. educ. Westminster 1739-45. m. (1) 26 Mar. 1758, Augusta (d. 4 Feb. 1766), da. of Lord Montagu Bertie, gd.-da. of Robert, 1st Duke of Ancaster, 2s. 1da.; (2) 28 May 1767, Lady Susanna Gordon, da. of Cosmo George, 3rd Duke of Gordon [S], 1s. 3da.  suc. fa. as 9th Earl of Westmorland 12 Nov. 1771.

Offices Held

Commr. of taxes 1760-2.


Fane supported Administration throughout his parliamentary career. He is not known to have spoken in the House of Commons.

He died 26 Apr. 1774.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Mary M. Drummond