Daniel Lascelles (1655–1734)

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Daniel Lascelles (6 November 1655 – 5 September 1734), English landowner and politician of Stank and Northallerton, North Riding, Yorkshire, was elected to the House of Commons as Member of Parliament for Northallerton at a by-election on 3 February 1702. He did not stand for election again. He also served as High Sheriff of Yorkshire in 1718-19.

Lascelles was the son of Francis Lascelles (1612–1667) of Stank Hall Kirby Sigston Yorkshire and his wife Frances, daughter of Sir William St Quintin (1579–1649), Baronet of Harpham Yorkshire. Francis Lascelles, regicide (for which he was granted indemnity) and a dissenter had been a colonel in the Parliament's army and was MP for the North Riding in 1653. Francis's trade connections extended to Ireland and Barbados.

Daniel Lascelles married twice.

By his first wife Margaret Metcalfe (died 1690) daughter and heiress of William Metcalfe of Northallerton, his nine children included:
By his second wife Mary Lascelles (1662–1734): daughter of kinsman Edward Lascelles, merchant of Barbados and Stoke Newington London:


peerage Francis Lascelles 1744-1799; partner the singer Ann Catley with whom he had issue.

  1. ^ "The Maryland Gazette". William Parks. 1 July 1729. 
  • Eveline Cruickshanks and Ivar McGrath, The History of Parliament Online - 1690-1715, 2002
  • Simon David Smith, Slavery, family, and gentry capitalism in the British Atlantic, the world of the Lascelles 1648-1834, Cambridge 2006
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Robert Dormer
Sir William Hustler
Member of Parliament for Northallerton
February–July 1702
With: Sir William Hustler
Succeeded by
Sir William Hustler
John Aislabie