STANDISH, Sir Frank, 3rd Bt. (?1746-1812), of Duxbury, Lancs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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2 Apr. - 29 Nov. 1768

Family and Education

b. ? 1746, 1st s. of Thomas Standish (gd.-s. of Sir Thomas Standish, and Bt.), by Catherine, da. and coh. of Robert Frank of Pontefract, Yorks., wid. of John Smith, of Heath, Yorks.  educ. Westminster; B.N.C. Oxf. 31 Jan. 1763, aged 17. unm.  suc. gd.-fa. as 3rd Bt. Dec. 1756.

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Standish contested Preston on the corporation interest in opposition to that of Lord Strange. He was returned but unseated by the House of Commons.

He died 18 May 1812.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke