KYNASTON, John (1753-1822), of Hardwick, Salop.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1784 - Oct. 1822

Family and Education

b. 5 Feb. 1753, 1st s. of Roger Kynaston of Shrewsbury, Salop by Mary, da. of Henry Powell of Worthen, Salop; Edward Kynaston was his uncle, and Thomas Hill of Tern his gt.-uncle.  educ. Pembroke, Oxf. 1770.  m. 19 Feb. 1778, Mary Eliza, da. of John Corbet, s.p.  suc. fa. 13 Sept. 1788; and to the estates of his uncle John Powell 1797, and assumed add. name of Powell;  cr. Bt. 3 Oct. 1818.

Offices Held


Kynaston’s grandfather, John Kynaston, and his great-grandfather, Edward Kynaston, had both represented Shropshire; and he himself succeeded in its representation his father’s cousin, Noel Hill. He was returned as a follower of Pitt, and all his known votes were with Government. There is no record of his having spoken in the House before the dissolution of 1790.

He died 24 Oct. 1822.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Sir Lewis Namier