MARTON, Edward (c.1714-58), of Capernwray, nr. Lancaster, Lancs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1747 - 4 Dec. 1758

Family and Education

b. c. 1714, 1st s. of Oliver Marton, barrister and recorder of Lancaster, by Jane Carus Wilson of Casterton, Westmld.  educ. Harrow c.1731; Trinity Hall, Camb. 1732; G. Inn 1728, called 1737. unm.  suc. fa. 1744.

Offices Held

Bencher, G. Inn 1749; recorder, Lancaster 1748.


Marton’s family came from Yorkshire, but in the early 18th century his father purchased property in Lancashire, including Capernwray and the advowson of Lancaster. He was returned unopposed for Lancaster in 1754, and listed by Dupplin as a Government supporter.  He died 4 Dec. 1758.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke