FELLOWES, William (?1726-1804), of Ramsey Abbey, Hunts.
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Family and Education
b. ?1726, 1st s. of Coulson Fellowes† of Eggesford, Devon and Ramsey Abbey by Urania, da. of Francis Herbert† of Oakly Park, Salop. educ. Dalston; St. John’s, Camb. 26 June 1744, aged 17. m. 11 May 1768, Lavinia, da. and coh. of James Smyth of St. Audries, Som., 3s. 2da. suc. fa. 1769.
Sheriff, Hunts. and Cambs. 1779-80.
Fellowes remained Member for Andover on the interest of his brother-in-law, the 2nd Earl of Portsmouth, in his last Parliament. As before, he was a silent supporter of Pitt’s administration. In April 1791 he was listed hostile to the repeal of the Test Act in Scotland. He retired in 1796, when his son William Henry entered Parliament for Huntingdon borough. Fellowes died 4 Feb. 1804.