Francis Ferrand Foljambe

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Francis Ferrand Foljambe (1749–1814), M.P., politician born Aldwark, North Yorkshire, England.

Born 17 January 1749 – Foljambe inherited estates at Wadworth, Steeton, Westow, and Aldwark, Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, his family later moved to Osberton Hall, Scofton, Worksop). His son was named George Savile-Foljambe and from then until the present century, the Lords of the Manor carried the hyphenated name of Savile-Foljambe.

He was elected M.P. for Yorkshire 1784, High Sheriff of Yorkshire 1787, elected M.P. for Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire, 1801–10.

Foljambe first married Mary Arabella, second daughter, and at length the sole heiress of John Thornhagh of Osberton and Sturton, Nottinghamshire (who took the name of Hewet on succeeding to the estates of his godfather, Sir Thomas Hewet, of Shire Oaks, Nottinghamshire). His second wife was Lady Mary Arabella Lumley, daughter of Richard, 4th Earl of Scarborough and Barbara, younger daughter and co-heiress of Sir George Savile, last Baronet of Rufford.

He died 13 November 1814.


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