Ebenezer Maitland

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Ebenezer Fuller Maitland FRS (23 April 1780 – 1 November 1858) was a British Member of Parliament.

He was the only son of Ebenezer Maitland of Clapham Common, Surrey, who was a merchant and Bank of England director. Ebenezer, junior adopted the additional name of Fuller in accordance with the wishes of his wife's aunt Sarah Fuller.

He was a director of the South Sea Company from 1815 until his death.

He was elected Member of Parliament for Lostwithiel in 1807, for Wallingford in 1812 and for Chippenham in 1826. He was appointed Sheriff of Berkshire for 1825–26 and Sheriff of Breconshire for 1831–32.

In 1829 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.[1]

He married Bethia, the daughter of Joshua Ellis of London, with whom he had four sons and four daughters. He owned several large estates, including Shinfield Park and Park Place in Berkshire.


  1. ^ "Library Archive". Royal Society. Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
The Viscount Lismore
Charles Cockerell
Member of Parliament for Lostwithiel
With: George Peter Holford
Succeeded by
Reginald Pole Carew
John Ashley Warre
Preceded by
William Hughes
Richard Benyon
Member of Parliament for Wallingford
With: William Hughes
Succeeded by
William Hughes
George James Robarts
Preceded by
William Madocks
John Rock Grossett
Member of Parliament for Chippenham
With: Frederick Gye
Succeeded by
Joseph Neeld
Philip Pusey
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Sir Charles Saxton
High Sheriff of Berkshire
Succeeded by
William Mount
Preceded by
William Lewis Hopkins
High Sheriff of Brecknockshire
Succeeded by
James Pryce Gwynne Holford