Edwin Lascelles (MP)

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Not to be confused with Edwin Lascelles, 1st Baron Harewood (1713-1795).

Edwin Lascelles (1799, Harewood – 25 April 1865, Wighill Park, near Wetherby) was a British Conservative Party politician. He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Ripon from 1846 to 1857.[1]

Lascelles was a younger son of Henry Lascelles, 2nd Earl of Harewood.[2] He graduated B.C.L. from All Souls College, Oxford in 1826, and was called to the Bar from the Inner Temple in the same year.[2] Returned MP for Ripon without a contest in January 1846, he was re-elected in 1852 and retired in 1857.

He died suddenly, of apoplexy.[3]

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  1. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 255. ISBN 0-900178-26-4. 
  2. ^ a b John Jones, The History and antiquities of Harewood, p. 298
  3. ^ The Gentleman's Magazine, June 1865, p. 801

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Thomas Berry Cusack Smith
Sir George Cockburn
Member of Parliament for Ripon
With: Sir George Cockburn to 1847
Sir James Graham 1847–1852
William Beckett from 1852
Succeeded by
John Greenwood
John Ashley Warre