MORGAN, John (1742-92), of Tredegar, Mon.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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15 May 1769 - July 1771
18 July 1771 - 27 June 1792

Family and Education

b. 18 Feb. 1742, 3rd s. of Thomas Morgan sen., and bro. of Charles and Thomas Morgan jun.  m. 12 June 1788, Louisa, da. of Charles Pym Burt of Albemarle St., London (bro. of William Mathew Burt), s.p.  suc. bro. 24 May 1787.

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John Morgan’s political conduct conformed to that of his brothers. After succeeding to the estates he remained in opposition, and voted against Pitt on the Regency. His one reported speech, 11 Feb. 1772, was to ask why there had been delay in issuing the Monmouthshire writ.1  He died 27 June 1792.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Peter D.G. Thomas


  • 1. Cavendish’s ‘Debates’, Egerton 232, f. 240.