Edward Clive (died 1845)

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Edward Bolton Clive (c. 1765 – 22 July 1845) was a British Whig politician.


Clive was the son of George Clive and Sidney, daughter of Thomas Bolton.

Political career[edit]

Clive as High Sheriff of Herefordshire in 1802 and then sat as Member of Parliament for Hereford between 1826 and 1845.


Clive married the Hon. Harriet, daughter of Andrew Archer, 2nd Baron Archer, in 1790. They had several children, including George Clive and Reverend Archer Clive, grandfather of Sir Robert Clive. Clive died in July 1845.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Viscount Eastnor
Richard Philip Scudamore
Member of Parliament for Hereford
With: Viscount Eastnor 1826–1832
Robert Biddulph 1832–1837
Daniel Higford Davall Burr 1837–1841
Henry William Hobhouse 1841
Robert Pulsford 1841–1845
Succeeded by
Robert Pulsford
Sir Robert Price, Bt