Henry Drummond (1762–1794)

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Henry Drummond (1762–1794), of The Grange, near Alresford, Hampshire, was an English banker and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1790 to 1794.

Drummond was the son of Hon. Henry Drummond, banker of Charing Cross, Westminster and The Grange and his wife Elizabeth Compton, daughter of Hon. Charles Compton and was born on 13 January 1762. He was educated at Harrow School from 1774 to 1779. He married Anne Dundas, daughter of Henry Dundas on 13 February 1786.[1]

Drummond was made a partner in the family bank in 1787. In the 1790 general election he was returned without opposition as Member (MP) of the Parliament of Great Britain for Castle Rising.[2] He suffered from an unexplained disease and died after a ‘gradual decline’ on 4 July 1794.[1] his son Henry was also a banker and MP.


  1. ^ a b "DRUMMOND, Henry (1762-1794), of Charing Cross, London, and The Grange, Hants". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 20 August 2017. 
  2. ^ "Home News - Castle Rising". Norfolk Chronicle. 26 June 1790. Retrieved 26 December 2015 – via British Newspaper Archive. (Subscription required (help)). 
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Charles Boone
Walter Sneyd
Member of Parliament for Castle Rising
1790 – 1794
With: Charles Boone
Succeeded by
Charles Boone
Charles Bagot-Chester