FONNEREAU, Martyn (1741-1817), of Leadenhall St., London

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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30 Mar. 1779 - 1784

Family and Education

b. 19 Mar. 1741, 2nd s. of Zachary Philip Fonnereau, and bro. of Philip Fonnereau. unm.

Offices Held

Director, Bank of England 1771-83.


He succeeded his uncle Thomas at Aldeburgh; adhered to the North Government, voting with them in every division for which a list is extant; voted against Shelburne’s peace preliminaries; for Fox’s East India bill; and against Pitt. There is no record of his having spoken in the House. He did not stand again in 1784.

He died 18 May 1817.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Sir Lewis Namier