John Blackburne (1754–1833)

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John Blackburne (5 August 1754 – 11 April 1833) was an English landowner, Member of Parliament and High Sheriff of Lancashire.

He was born the eldest son of Thomas Blackburne of Hale Hall and educated at Harrow School and Queen's College, Oxford. He succeeded his father to Hale Hall in 1768 and his grandfather John Blackburne to Orford Hall in 1786.

He was appointed High Sheriff of Lancashire for 1781–82 and elected MP for Lancashire in 1784, holding the seat until 1830. In Parliament he was an Independent but generally supported William Pitt.

He died in 1833. He had married Anne, the daughter of Samuel Rodbard of Evercreech, Somerset, with whom he had three sons and four daughters.

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Thomas Stanley
Thomas Egerton
Member of Parliament for Lancashire
17841800
With: Thomas Stanley
Succeeded by
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Member of Parliament for Lancashire
18011830
With: Thomas Stanley
Lord Stanley
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Lord Stanley
John Wilson-Patten