List of MPs elected in the 1761 British general election

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List of MPs elected in the 1761 British general election

10th Parliament (1747)
11th Parliament (1754)
12th Parliament (1761)
13th Parliament (1768)
14th Parliament (1774)

This is a list of the 558 MPs or members of Parliament elected to the 314 constituencies of the Parliament of Great Britain in 1761, the 12th Parliament of Great Britain and their replacements returned at subsequent by-elections, arranged by constituency.[1]

Table of contents:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z By-elections Changes


Aberdeen Burghs (seat 1/1) David Scott – died
Replaced by Sir John Lindsay 1767
Aberdeenshire (seat 1/1) Lord Adam Gordon Administration
Abingdon (seat 1/1) John Morton Tory
Aldborough (seat 1/2) Nathaniel Cholmley Administration
Aldborough (seat 2/2) Andrew Wilkinson – took office
Replaced by Viscount Villiers 1765
Aldeburgh (seat 1/2) Philip Fonnereau
Aldeburgh (seat 2/2) Zachary Philip Fonnereau Administration
Amersham (seat 1/2) Benet Garrard – died
Replaced by John Affleck 1767
Amersham (seat 2/2) William Drake, Sr Tory
Andover (seat 1/2) Francis Blake Delaval Opposition Whig
Andover (seat 2/2) John Griffin Whitwell Administration
Anglesey (seat 1/1) Owen Meyrick Whig
Anstruther Easter Burghs (seat 1/1) Sir Henry Erskine, Bt – died
Replaced by Sir John Anstruther 1766
Appleby (seat 1/2) John Stanwix – died
Replaced by Charles Jenkinson 1767
Appleby (seat 2/2) Philip Honywood Administration
Argyllshire (seat 1/1) Dugald Campbell – took office
Replaced by Lord William Campbell 1764 – took office
Replaced by Robert Campbell 1766
Arundel (seat 1/2) George Colebrooke Opposition Whig
Arundel (seat 2/2) John Bristow
Ashburton (seat 1/2) John Harris of Hayne – died
Replaced by Robert Palk 1767
Ashburton (seat 2/2) Hon. Thomas Walpole
Aylesbury (seat 1/2) John Wilkes – expelled
Replaced by Anthony Bacon 1764
Aylesbury (seat 2/2) Welbore Ellis
Ayr Burghs (seat 1/1) Lord Frederick Campbell – sat for Glasgow Burghs
Replaced by Alexander Wedderburn 1761
Ayrshire (seat 1/1) Archibald Montgomerie Whig


Banbury (seat 1/1) Lord North Administration
Banffshire (seat 1/1) Hon. James Duff Whig (doubtful)
Barnstaple (seat 1/2) Denys Rolle
Barnstaple (seat 2/2) Sir George Amyand – died
Replaced by John Clevland 1766
Bath (seat 1/2) Sir John Ligonier – resigned
Replaced by Sir John Sebright 1763
Bath (seat 2/2) William Pitt – ennobled
Replaced by John Smith 1766
Beaumaris (seat 1/1) Richard Thelwall Price Tory
Bedford (seat 1/2) Francis Herne
Bedford (seat 2/2) Richard Vernon Whig
Bedfordshire (seat 1/2) Marquess of Tavistock – died
Replaced by The 1st Earl of Upper Ossory 1767
Bedfordshire (seat 2/2) Robert Henley-Ongley Tory
Bedwyn see Great Bedwyn ...
Bere Alston (seat 1/2) Sir Francis Henry Drake Administration
Bere Alston (seat 2/2) Hon. George Hobart
Berkshire (seat 1/2) Arthur Vansittart
Berkshire (seat 2/2) Henry Pye – died
Replaced by Thomas Craven 1766
Berwickshire (seat 1/1) James Pringle
Berwick-upon-Tweed (seat 1/2) Thomas Watson – resigned
Replaced by Wilmot Vaughan 1765
Berwick-upon-Tweed (seat 2/2) John Craufurd – died
Replaced by John Delaval 1765
Opposition Whig
Beverley (seat 1/2) Michael Newton
Beverley (seat 2/2) George Tufnell
Bewdley (seat 1/1) Sir Edward Winnington
Bishops Castle (seat 1/2) Francis Child – died
Replaced by George Clive 1763
Bishops Castle (seat 2/2) Peregrine Cust
Bletchingley (seat 1/2) Sir Kenrick Clayton, Bt Administration
Bletchingley (seat 2/2) (Sir) Charles Whitworth
Bodmin (seat 1/2) John Parker – resigned to contest Devon
Replaced by Sir Christopher Treise 1762
Bodmin (seat 2/2) George Hunt Administration
Boroughbridge (seat 1/2) Sir Cecil Bishopp
Boroughbridge (seat 2/2) Brice Fisher – died
Replaced by James West 1767
Bossiney (seat 1/2) John Richmond Webb – died
Replaced by Lord Mount Stuart 1766
Bossiney (seat 2/2) Edward Wortley Montagu Opposition Whig
Boston (seat 1/2) Lord Robert Bertie Administration
Boston (seat 2/2) John Michell – died
Replaced by Charles Amcotts 1766
Brackley (seat 1/2) Marshe Dickinson – died
Replaced by Viscount Hinchingbrooke 1765
Brackley (seat 2/2) Robert Wood
Bramber (seat 1/2) Andrew Archer – sat for Coventry
Replaced by The Lord Winterton 1761
Bramber (seat 2/2) William Fitzherbert – resigned to contest Derby
Replaced by George Venables Vernon 1762
Brecon (seat 1/1) Thomas Morgan, Jr – resigned to contest Monmouthshire
Replaced by Charles Morgan 1763
Breconshire (seat 1/1) Thomas Morgan Administration
Bridgnorth (seat 1/2) John Grey Administration
Bridgnorth (seat 2/2) William Whitmore Administration
Bridgwater (seat 1/2) The 2nd Earl of Egmont – ennobled
Replaced by Viscount Perceval 1762
Bridgwater (seat 2/2) Edward Southwell – resigned to contest Gloucestershire
Replaced by The Lord Coleraine 1763
Bridport (seat 1/2) Sir Gerard Napier – died
Replaced by Benjamin Way 1765
Bridport (seat 2/2) Thomas Coventry Administration
Bristol (seat 1/2) Robert Nugent Administration
Bristol (seat 2/2) Jarrit Smith
Buckingham (seat 1/2) James Grenville Administration
Buckingham (seat 2/2) George Grenville Administration
Buckinghamshire (seat 1/2) Sir William Stanhope
Buckinghamshire (seat 2/2) Richard Lowndes Tory
Bury St Edmunds (seat 1/2) Hon. Charles Fitzroy
Bury St Edmunds (seat 2/2) Augustus John Hervey – resigned
Replaced by William Hervey 1763
Buteshire (seat 1/1) James Stuart – died
Replaced by Henry Wauchope 1762


Caernarvon Boroughs (seat 1/1) Sir John Wynn, Bt
Caernarvonshire (seat 1/1) Sir Thomas Wynn, 3rd Baronet
Caithness (seat 0/0) Alternating seat with Bute-shire. No representation in 1761
Callington (seat 1/2) Richard Stevens
Callington (seat 2/2) Fane William Sharpe
Calne (seat 1/2) Thomas Duckett – died
Replaced by John Calcraft 1766
Calne (seat 2/2) Daniel Bull – took office
Replaced by Thomas FitzMaurice 1762
Cambridge (seat 1/2) Soame Jenyns
Cambridge (seat 2/2) Charles Sloane Cadogan
Cambridgeshire (seat 1/2) Marquess of Granby
Cambridgeshire (seat 2/2) Viscount Royston
Sir John Hynde Cotton, Bt 1764
Cambridge University (seat 1/2) Edward Finch
Cambridge University (seat 2/2) Thomas Townshend
Camelford (seat 1/2) Samuel Martin
Camelford (seat 2/2) Bartholomew Burton
Canterbury (seat 1/2) Richard Milles
Canterbury (seat 2/2) Thomas Best
Cardiff Boroughs (seat 1/1) Herbert Mackworth, Sr – died
Replaced by Herbert Mackworth 1766
Cardigan Boroughs (seat 1/1) Sir Herbert Lloyd, 1st Baronet
Cardiganshire (seat 1/1) John Pugh Pryse
Carlisle (seat 1/2) Raby Vane
Carlisle (seat 2/2) Henry Curwen
Carmarthen (seat 1/1) The Earl Verney
Carmarthenshire (seat 1/1) George Rice
Castle Rising (seat 1/2) Charles Boone
Castle Rising (seat 2/2) Hon. Thomas Howard
Cheshire (seat 1/2) Thomas Cholmondeley
Cheshire (seat 2/2) Samuel Egerton
Chester (seat 1/2) Richard Wilbraham-Bootle
Chester (seat 2/2) Thomas Grosvenor
Chichester (seat 1/2) Lord George Henry Lennox – resigned to contest Sussex
Replaced by William Keppel 1767
Chichester (seat 2/2) John Page
Chippenham (seat 1/2) Edward Bayntun-Rolt
Chippenham (seat 2/2) Samuel Fludyer – died
Replaced by Sir Thomas Fludyer 1768
Chipping Wycombe (seat 1/2) Viscount FitzMaurice – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by Isaac Barré 1761
Chipping Wycombe (seat 2/2) Robert Waller
Christchurch (seat 1/2) Sir Thomas Robinson
Christchurch (seat 2/2) James Harris
Cirencester (seat 1/2) James Whitshed Tory
Cirencester (seat 2/2) John Dawnay Tory
City of Durham see Durham (City of) ...
City of London see London (City of) ...
Clackmannanshire (seat 1/1) James Abercromby
Clitheroe (seat 1/2) Thomas Lister – died
Replaced by Nathaniel Lister 1761
Clitheroe (seat 2/2) Assheton Curzon
Clyde Burghs see Glasgow Burghs ...
Cockermouth (seat 1/2) Sir John Mordaunt
Cockermouth (seat 2/2) Charles Jenkinson – took office
Replaced by John Elliot 1767
Colchester (seat 1/2) Charles Gray Tory
Colchester (seat 2/2) Isaac Martin Rebow Whig
Corfe Castle (seat 1/2) Viscount Malpas – died
Replaced by John Bond 1764
Corfe Castle (seat 2/2) Henry Bankes – took office
Replaced by John Campbell 1762
Cornwall (seat 1/2) James Buller – died
Replaced by Sir John Molesworth 1765
Cornwall (seat 2/2) Sir John St Aubyn, Bt
County Durham see Durham (County) ...
Coventry (seat 1/2) James Hewitt – took office
Replaced by Henry Seymour Conway 1766
Coventry (seat 2/2) Hon. Andrew Archer
Cricklade (seat 1/2) Arnold Nesbitt
Cricklade (seat 2/2) Thomas Gore
Cromartyshire (seat 0/0) Alternating seat with Nairnshire – unrepresented in this Parliament
Cumberland (seat 1/2) Sir James Lowther – sat for Westmorland
Replaced by Sir Wilfrid Lawson 1761 – died
Replaced by Sir James Lowther 1762
Cumberland (seat 2/2) Sir John Pennington, Bt


Dartmouth (seat 1/2) John Jeffreys – died
Replaced by Richard Hopkins 1766
Dartmouth (seat 2/2) Richard Howe
Denbigh Boroughs (seat 1/1) Richard Myddelton
Denbighshire (seat 1/1) Sir Lynch Salusbury Cotton
Derby (seat 1/2) Lord Frederick Cavendish Administration
Derby (seat 2/2) George Venables-Vernon – ennobled
Replaced by William Fitzherbert 1762
Derbyshire (seat 1/2) Lord George Cavendish
Derbyshire (seat 2/2) Sir Henry Harpur, 6th Bt. Tory
Devizes (seat 1/2) William Willy – died
Replaced by James Sutton 1765
Devizes (seat 2/2) John Garth – died
Replaced by Charles Garth 1765
Devon (seat 1/2) Sir William Courtenay – ennobled
Replaced by John Parker 1762
Devon (seat 2/2) Sir Richard Warwick Bampfylde
Dorchester (seat 1/2) The 1st Baron Milton – ennobled
Replaced by John Damer 1762
Dorchester (seat 2/2) Thomas Foster – died
Replaced by William Ewer 1765
Dorset (seat 1/2) Humphry Sturt
Dorset (seat 2/2) George Pitt Tory
Dover (seat 1/2) Hon. Sir Joseph Yorke
Dover (seat 2/2) Edward Simpson – died
Replaced by Marquess of Lorne 1765 – ennobled
Replaced by John Bindley 1766
Downton (seat 1/2) Charles Pratt – took office
Replaced by Thomas Pym Hales 1762
Downton (seat 2/2) James Hayes
Droitwich (seat 1/2) Thomas Foley
Droitwich (seat 2/2) Robert Harley
Dumfries Burghs (seat 1/1) Thomas Miller – took office
Replaced by James Montgomery 1766
Dumfriesshire (seat 1/1) Lt Gen Archibald Douglas
Dunbartonshire (seat 1/1) John Campbell – ennobled
Replaced by Archibald Edmonstone 1761
Dunwich (seat 1/2) Henry Fox – ennobled
Replaced by Sir Jacob Garrard Downing, Bt 1763- died
Replaced by Miles Barne 1764
Dunwich (seat 2/2) Eliab Harvey
Durham (City of) (seat 1/2) John Tempest
Durham (City of) (seat 2/2) Henry Lambton – died
Replaced by Ralph Gowland 1761- election reversed on petition
Replaced by John Lambton 1762
Durham (County) (seat 1/2) Robert Shafto
Durham (County) (seat 2/2) Hon. Frederick Vane
Dysart Burghs (seat 1/1) James Oswald


East Grinstead (seat 1/2) Earl of Middlesex – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by Sir Charles Farnaby 1765
East Grinstead (seat 2/2) Lord George Sackville – sat for Hythe
Replaced by Sir Thomas Hales 1761 – died
Replaced by John Irwin 1762
East Looe (seat 1/2) Francis Gashry – died
Replaced by The Viscount Palmerston 1762
East Looe (seat 2/2) John Buller
East Retford (seat 1/2) John White Administration
East Retford (seat 2/2) John Shelley
Edinburgh (seat 1/1) George Lind – took office
Replaced by James Coutts 1762
Edinburghshire (seat 1/1) Sir Alexander Gilmour
Elgin Burghs (seat 1/1) Andrew Mitchell
Elginshire (seat 1/1) James Grant
Essex (seat 1/2) William Harvey – died
Replaced by John Luther 1763
Essex (seat 2/2) Sir William Maynard
Evesham (seat 1/2) Sir John Rushout, 4th Baronet
Evesham (seat 2/2) John Rushout
Exeter (seat 1/2) John Tuckfield – died
Replaced by William Spicer 1767
Exeter (seat 2/2) John Rolle Walter
Eye (seat 1/2) Henry Cornwallis – died
Replaced by Henry Townshend 1761 – died
Replaced by The Viscount Allen 1762
Eye (seat 2/2) Viscount Brome – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by Richard Burton 1762


Fife (seat 1/1) James St. Clair – died
Replaced by James Wemyss 1763
Flint Boroughs (seat 1/1) Sir John Glynne, 6th Baronet
Flintshire (seat 1/1) Sir Roger Mostyn
Forfarshire (seat 1/1) The 1st Earl Panmure
Fowey (seat 1/2) Jonathan Rashleigh – died
Replaced by Philip Rashleigh 1765
Fowey (seat 2/2) George Edgcumbe – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by Robert Walsingham 1761


Gatton (seat 1/2) Thomas Brand
Gatton (seat 2/2) James Colebrooke – died
Replaced by Edward Harvey 1761
Glamorganshire (seat 1/1) Sir Edmond Thomas – died
Replaced by Richard Turbervill 1767
Glasgow Burghs (seat 1/1) Lord Frederick Campbell
Gloucester (seat 1/2) George Augustus Selwyn
Gloucester (seat 2/2) Charles Barrow
Gloucestershire (seat 1/2) Thomas Chester – died
Replaced by Edward Southwell 1763
Gloucestershire (seat 2/2) Norborne Berkeley – resigned
Replaced by Thomas Tracy 1763
Grampound (seat 1/2) Merrick Burrell
Grampound (seat 2/2) Simon Fanshawe
Grantham (seat 1/2) Sir John Cust, Bt
Grantham (seat 2/2) Lord George Manners
Great Bedwyn (seat 1/2) Thomas Cotes – died
Replaced by Sir Thomas Fludyer 1767
Great Bedwyn (seat 2/2) William Woodley – took office
Replaced by William Burke 1766
Great Grimsby (seat 1/2) Henry Knight – died
Replaced by The Lord Luxborough 1762
Great Grimsby (seat 2/2) Joseph Mellish
Great Marlow (seat 1/2) William Clayton
Great Marlow (seat 2/2) William Mathew Burt
Great Yarmouth (seat 1/2) Charles Townshend of Honingham
Great Yarmouth (seat 2/2) Sir Edward Walpole
Guildford (seat 1/2) Sir John Elwill, 4th Baronet
Guildford (seat 2/2) George Onslow


Haddington Burghs (seat 1/1) Sir Hew Dalrymple
Haddingtonshire (seat 1/1) Andrew Fletcher
Hampshire (seat 1/2) Henry Bilson Legge – died
Replaced by Sir Richard Mill 1765
Hampshire (seat 2/2) Sir Simeon Stuart
Harwich (seat 1/2) Charles Townshend – died
Replaced by Thomas Bradshaw 1767
Harwich (seat 2/2) John Roberts
Haslemere (seat 1/2) Thomas More Molyneux
Haslemere (seat 2/2) Philip Carteret Webb
Hastings (seat 1/2) Hon. James Brudenell
Hastings (seat 2/2) William Ashburnham
Haverfordwest (seat 1/1) William Edwardes
Hedon (seat 1/2) Charles Saunders
Hedon (seat 2/2) Peter Denis
Helston (seat 1/2) Francis Godolphin – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by William Windham 1766
Helston (seat 2/2) John Evelyn – died
Replaced by William Evelyn 1767
Hereford (seat 1/2) Charles Fitzroy Scudamore
Hereford (seat 2/2) John Symons – died
Replaced by John Scudamore 1764
Herefordshire (seat 1/2) Velters Cornewall
Herefordshire (seat 2/2) Sir John Morgan – died
Replaced by Thomas Foley 1767
Hertford (seat 1/2) John Calvert
Hertford (seat 2/2) Timothy Caswall
Hertfordshire (seat 1/2) Thomas Plumer Byde
Hertfordshire (seat 2/2) Jacob Houblon
Heytesbury (seat 1/2) William A'Court Administration
Heytesbury (seat 2/2) Pierce A'Court-Ashe Administration
Higham Ferrers (seat 1/1) John Yorke
Hindon (seat 1/2) Professor William Blackstone
Hindon (seat 2/2) Edward Morant
Honiton (seat 1/2) Henry Reginald Courtenay – died
Replaced by Sir George Yonge 1763
Honiton (seat 2/2) John Duke
Horsham (seat 1/2) Charles Ingram – ennobled
Replaced by Robert Pratt 1763
Horsham (seat 2/2) Sir Lionel Pilkington
Huntingdon (seat 1/2) Edward Montagu
Huntingdon (seat 2/2) Robert Jones
Huntingdonshire (seat 1/2) The 1st Baron Carysfort
Huntingdonshire (seat 2/2) Viscount Mandeville – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by Lord Charles Greville Montagu 1762 – took office
Replaced by Robert Bernard 1765
Hythe (seat 1/2) Lord George Sackville
Hythe (seat 2/2) William Glanville – died
Replaced by William Amherst 1765


Ilchester (seat 1/2) Joseph Tolson Lockyer – died
Replaced by Peter Legh 1765
Ilchester (seat 2/2) The Earl of Egmont – sat for Bridgwater
Replaced by William Wilson 1761
Inverness Burghs (seat 1/1) Sir Alexander Grant, Bt
Inverness-shire (seat 1/1) Simon Fraser
Ipswich (seat 1/2) The Lord Orwell
Ipswich (seat 2/2) Thomas Staunton


Kent (seat 1/2) Sir Wyndham Knatchbull Wyndham – died
Replaced by Sir Brook Bridges 1763
Kent (seat 2/2) Robert Fairfax Administration
Kincardineshire (seat 1/1) Sir James Carnegie, Bt – died
Replaced by Sir Alexander Ramsay Irvine 1765
King's Lynn (seat 1/2) Horace Walpole
King's Lynn (seat 2/2) Sir John Turner
Kingston upon Hull (seat 1/2) Lord Robert Manners
Kingston upon Hull (seat 2/2) Sir George Montgomery Metham – took office
Replaced by William Weddell 1766
Kinross-shire (seat 0/0) Alternating seat with Clackmannanshire. No representation in 1761
Kirkcudbright Stewartry (seat 1/1) John Mackye
Knaresborough (seat 1/2) Lord John Cavendish Rockingham Whig
Knaresborough (seat 2/2) Sir Henry Slingsby – died
Replaced by Sir Anthony Thomas Abdy 1763
Rockingham Whig


Lanarkshire (seat 1/1) Daniel Campbell
Lancashire (seat 1/2) Lord Strange
Lancashire (seat 2/2) James Shuttleworth
Lancaster (seat 1/2) (Sir) George Warren
Lancaster (seat 2/2) Francis Reynolds
Launceston (seat 1/2) Peter Burrell
Launceston (seat 2/2) Humphry Morice
Leicester (seat 1/2) George Wrighte – died
Replaced by John Darker 1766
Leicester (seat 2/2) James Wigley – died
Replaced by Anthony James Keck 1765
Leicestershire (seat 1/2) Sir Thomas Palmer – died
Replaced by Sir John Palmer | 1765
Leicestershire (seat 2/2) Edward Smith – died
Replaced by Sir Thomas Cave 1762
Leominster (seat 1/2) Chase Price – resigned
Replaced by Edward Willes 1767 – took office
Replaced by John Carnac 1768
Leominster (seat 2/2) Jenison Shafto
Lewes (seat 1/2) Thomas Sergison – died
Replaced by Lord Edward Bentinck 1766
Lewes (seat 2/2) Sir Francis Poole – died
Replaced by William Plumer 1763
Lichfield (seat 1/2) John Levett
Replaced on petition by Hugo Meynell 1762
Lichfield (seat 2/2) Thomas Anson Administration
Lincoln (seat 1/2) George Monson
Lincoln (seat 2/2) Coningsby Sibthorp
Lincolnshire (seat 1/2) Lord Brownlow Bertie
Lincolnshire (seat 2/2) Thomas Whichcot
Linlithgow Burghs (seat 1/1) John Lockhart-Ross
Linlithgowshire (seat 1/1) Charles Hope-Weir
Liskeard (seat 1/2) Philip Stephens
Liskeard (seat 2/2) Anthony Champion
Liverpool (seat 1/2) Sir William Meredith
Liverpool (seat 2/2) Sir Ellis Cunliffe – died
Replaced by Richard Pennant 1767
London (City of) (seat 1/4) Sir Richard Glyn
London (City of) (seat 2/4) Sir Robert Ladbroke
London (City of) (seat 3/4) William Beckford
London (City of) (seat 4/4) Thomas Harley
Lostwithiel (seat 1/2) George Howard – took office
Replaced by Viscount Beauchamp 1766
Lostwithiel (seat 2/2) James Edward Colleton
Ludgershall (seat 1/2) Thomas Whately
Ludgershall (seat 2/2) John Paterson
Ludlow (seat 1/2) Edward Herbert
Ludlow (seat 2/2) Henry Bridgeman
Lyme Regis (seat 1/2) Thomas Fane – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by Lord Burghersh 1762
Lyme Regis (seat 2/2) Henry Fane
Lymington (seat 1/2) Adam Drummond
Lymington (seat 2/2) Harry Burrard


Maidstone (seat 1/2) Rose Fuller Whig
Maidstone (seat 2/2) William Northey Tory
Maldon (seat 1/2) John Bullock
Maldon (seat 2/2) Bamber Gascoyne – took office
Replaced by John Huske 1763
Malmesbury (seat 1/2) Thomas Conolly
Malmesbury (seat 2/2) The Earl Tylney
Malton (seat 1/2) Henry Finch – died
Replaced by Savile Finch 1761
Malton (seat 2/2) John Mostyn
Marlborough (seat 1/2) Lord Brudenell – ennobled
Replaced by James Long 1762
Marlborough (seat 2/2) Colonel the Hon. Robert Brudenell
Marlow see Great Marlow ...
Melcombe Regis see Weymouth and Melcombe Regis ...
Merionethshire (seat 1/1) William Vaughan
Middlesex (seat 1/2) Sir William Beauchamp-Proctor, Bt Administration
Middlesex (seat 2/2) George Cooke Tory
Midhurst (seat 1/2) William Hamilton – resigned
Replaced by Bamber Gascoyne 1765
Midhurst (seat 2/2) John Burgoyne
Milborne Port (seat 1/2) Edward Walter
Milborne Port (seat 2/2) Thomas Medlycott – died
Replaced by Thomas Hutchings Medlycott 1763
Minehead (seat 1/2) Henry Shiffner
Minehead (seat 2/2) The Earl of Thomond
Mitchell (seat 1/2) John Stephenson
Mitchell (seat 2/2) James Scawen
Monmouth Boroughs (seat 1/1) Benjamin Bathurst – died
Replaced by John Stepney 1767
Monmouthshire (seat 1/2) William Morgan – died
Replaced by Thomas Morgan 1763
Monmouthshire (seat 2/2) Capel Hanbury – died
Replaced by John Hanbury 1766
Montgomery (seat 1/1) Richard Clive
Montgomeryshire (seat 1/1) Edward Kynaston
Morpeth (seat 1/2) Viscount Garlies
Morpeth (seat 2/2) Thomas Duncombe
Much Wenlock (seat 1/2) see Wenlock ...


Nairnshire (seat 1/1) Pryse Campbell
Newark (seat 1/2) John Manners
Newark (seat 2/2) Thomas Thoroton
Newcastle-under-Lyme (seat 1/2) Henry Vernon – died
Replaced by Sir Lawrence Dundas 1762
Newcastle-under-Lyme (seat 2/2) John Waldegrave – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by Thomas Gilbert 1763
Newcastle-upon-Tyne (seat 1/2) Sir Walter Calverley Blackett
Newcastle-upon-Tyne (seat 2/2) Matthew Ridley
Newport (Cornwall) (seat 1/2) John Lee – died
Replaced by William de Grey 1761
Newport (Cornwall) (seat 2/2) Richard Bull
Newport (Isle of Wight) (seat 1/2) Charles Holmes – died
Replaced by William Rawlinson Earle 1762
Newport (Isle of Wight) (seat 2/2) Thomas Lee Dummer – died
Replaced by Thomas Dummer 1765
New Radnor Boroughs (seat 1/1) Edward Lewis
New Romney (seat 1/2) Sir Edward Dering Tory
New Romney (seat 2/2) Thomas Knight
New Shoreham (seat 1/2) Sir William Peere Williams – died
Replaced by The Lord Pollington 1761
New Shoreham (seat 2/2) The Viscount Midleton – died
Replaced by Samuel Cornish 1765
Newton (Lancashire) (seat 1/2) Randle Wilbraham
Newton (Lancashire) (seat 2/2) Peter Legh
Newtown (Isle of Wight) (seat 1/2) Sir John Barrington
Newtown (Isle of Wight) (seat 2/2) Harcourt Powell
New Windsor (seat 1/2) Augustus Keppel
New Windsor (seat 2/2) John Fitzwilliam
New Woodstock (seat 1/2) The 2nd Viscount Bateman
New Woodstock (seat 2/2) Anthony Keck – died
Replaced by William Gordon 1767
Norfolk (seat 1/2) Armine Wodehouse Tory
Norfolk (seat 2/2) George Townshend – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by Thomas de Grey 1764
Northallerton (seat 1/2) Daniel Lascelles
Northallerton (seat 2/2) Edward Lascelles
Northampton (seat 1/2) Spencer Compton – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by Lucy Knightley 1763
Northampton (seat 2/2) Frederick Montagu
Northamptonshire (seat 1/2) Sir Edmund Isham, Bt Tory
Northamptonshire (seat 2/2) William Cartwright
Northern Burghs see Tain Burghs ...
Northumberland (seat 1/2) George Shafto Delaval
Northumberland (seat 2/2) Sir Henry Grey, 2nd Baronet
Norwich (seat 1/2) Harbord Harbord
Norwich (seat 2/2) Edward Bacon
Nottingham (seat 1/2) William Howe
Nottingham (seat 2/2) John Plumptre
Nottinghamshire (seat 1/2) Lord Robert Manners-Sutton – died
Replaced by Thomas Willoughby 1762
Nottinghamshire (seat 2/2) John Thornhagh later Hewett


Okehampton (seat 1/2) Alexander Forrester
Okehampton (seat 2/2) Wenman Coke
Old Sarum (seat 1/2) Thomas Pitt – died
Replaced by Thomas Pitt 1761
Old Sarum (seat 2/2) Howell Gwynne
Orford (seat 1/2) John Offley
Orford (seat 2/2) Thomas Worsley
Orkney and Shetland (seat 1/1) James Douglas
Oxford (seat 1/2) Sir Thomas Stapleton
Oxford (seat 2/2) Robert Lee
Oxfordshire (seat 1/2) Lord Charles Spencer Whig
Oxfordshire (seat 2/2) Sir James Dashwood Tory
Oxford University (seat 1/2) Peregrine Palmer
Replaced by Sir Walter Bagot, Bt
Oxford University (seat 2/2) Sir Roger Newdigate, Bt Tory


Peeblesshire (seat 1/1) John Dickson – died
Replaced by Adam Hay 1767
Pembroke Boroughs (seat 1/1) Sir William Owen, Bt
Pembrokeshire (seat 1/1) Sir John Philipps – died
Replaced by Sir Richard Philipps 1765
Penryn (seat 1/2) Sir Edward Turner – died
Replaced by Francis Basset 1766
Penryn (seat 2/2) George Brydges Rodney
Perth Burghs (seat 1/1) George Dempster
Perthshire (seat 1/1) John Murray – ennobled
Replaced by David Graeme 1764
Peterborough (seat 1/2) Matthew Lamb
Peterborough (seat 2/2) Armstead Parker Tory
Petersfield (seat 1/2) John Jolliffe
Petersfield (seat 2/2) Richard Pennant – resigned to contest Liverpool
Replaced by Richard Croftes 1767
Plymouth (seat 1/2) The 2nd Viscount Barrington
Plymouth (seat 2/2) George Pocock
Plympton Erle (seat 1/2) William Baker
Plympton Erle (seat 2/2) George Treby – died
Replaced by George Hele Treby 1761 – died
Replaced by Paul Henry Ourry 1763
Pontefract (seat 1/2) The 2nd Viscount Galway
Pontefract (seat 2/2) William Gerard Hamilton
Poole (seat 1/2) Joseph Gulston – resigned
Replaced by Joseph Gulston 1765
Poole (seat 2/2) Thomas Calcraft
Portsmouth (seat 1/2) Sir Edward Hawke
Portsmouth (seat 2/2) Sir Matthew Fetherstonhaugh, Bt
Preston (seat 1/2) Nicholas Fazackerley – died
Replaced by Sir Peter Leicester 1767
Preston (seat 2/2) Edmund Starkie


Queenborough (seat 1/2) Charles Frederick
Queenborough (seat 2/2) Sir Peircy Brett


Radnor Boroughs see New Radnor Boroughs ...
Radnorshire (seat 1/1) Marquess of Carnarvon Whig
Reading (seat 1/2) John Dodd Whig
Reading (seat 2/2) Sir Francis Knollys
Reigate (seat 1/2) Charles Cocks
Reigate (seat 2/2) Charles Yorke Whig
Renfrewshire (seat 1/1) Patrick Craufurd
Richmond (Yorkshire) (seat 1/2) Sir Ralph Milbanke
Richmond (Yorkshire) (seat 2/2) Earl of Ancram – resigned
Replaced by Thomas Dundas 1763
Ripon (seat 1/2) William Aislabie doubtful
Ripon (seat 2/2) William Lawrence
Rochester (seat 1/2) Viscount Parker – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by Sir Charles Hardy 1764
Rochester (seat 2/2) Isaac Townsend – died
Replaced by Grey Cooper 1765
Romney see New Romney ...
Ross-shire (seat 1/1) James Stuart Mackenzie
Roxburghshire (seat 1/1) Walter Scott – took office
Replaced by Gilbert Elliot 1765
Rutland (seat 1/2) Thomas Noel Tory
Rutland (seat 2/2) Hon. Thomas Chambers Cecil
Rye (seat 1/2) Phillips Gybbon – died
Replaced by John Norris 1762
Rye (seat 2/2) John Bentinck


St Albans (seat 1/2) James West
St Albans (seat 2/2) Viscount Nuneham
St Germans (seat 1/2) Edward Eliot
St Germans (seat 2/2) Philip Stanhope – resigned
Replaced by William Hussey 1765
St Ives (seat 1/2) Humphrey Mackworth Praed
St Ives (seat 2/2) Charles Hotham
St Mawes (seat 1/2) James Newsham
St Mawes (seat 2/2) Richard Hussey
St Michael's see Mitchell ...
Salisbury (seat 1/2) Hon. Edward Bouverie
Salisbury (seat 2/2) Julines Beckford – died
Replaced by Samuel Eyre 1765
Saltash (seat 1/2) John Clevland – died
Replaced by Augustus John Hervey 1763
Saltash (seat 2/2) George Adams Whig
Sandwich (seat 1/2) George Hay
Sandwich (seat 2/2) The Viscount Conyngham
Sarum see Old Sarum or for New Sarum see Salisbury ...
Scarborough (seat 1/2) John Major
Scarborough (seat 2/2) William Osbaldeston – died
Replaced by Fountayne Wentworth Osbaldeston 1766
Seaford (seat 1/2) William Hall Gage
Seaford (seat 2/2) James Peachey
Selkirkshire (seat 1/1) Gilbert Elliot – resigned to contest Roxburghshire
Replaced by John Pringle 1765
Shaftesbury (seat 1/2) Sir Gilbert Heathcote Whig
Shaftesbury (seat 2/2) Samuel Touchet Whig
Shoreham see New Shoreham ...
Shrewsbury (seat 1/2) Thomas Hill
Shrewsbury (seat 2/2) Robert Clive Tory
Shropshire (seat 1/2) Sir John Astley, Bt Tory
Shropshire (seat 2/2) Richard Lyster – died
Replaced by Charles Baldwyn 1766
Somerset (seat 1/2) Sir Charles Kemys Tynte
Somerset (seat 2/2) Thomas Prowse – died
Replaced by Sir Thomas Dyke Acland 1767
Southampton (seat 1/2) Hans Stanley
Southampton (seat 2/2) Henry Dawkins
Southwark (seat 1/2) Joseph Mawbey
Southwark (seat 2/2) Alexander Hume – died
Replaced by Henry Thrale 1765
Stafford (seat 1/2) Hon. William Richard Chetwynd
Stafford (seat 2/2) William Richard Chetwynd- died
Replaced by John Crewe 1765
Staffordshire (seat 1/2) William Bagot Tory
Staffordshire (seat 2/2) Lord Grey Whig
Stamford (seat 1/2) John Chaplin – died
Replaced by George René Aufrère 1765
Stamford (seat 2/2) George Bridges Brudenell
Steyning (seat 1/2) Frazer Honywood – died
Replaced by Richard Fuller 1764
Steyning (seat 2/2) John Thomlinson – died
Replaced by Sir John Filmer 1767
Stirling Burghs (seat 1/1) Francis Holburne
Stirlingshire (seat 1/1) James Campbell
Stockbridge (seat 1/2) George Prescott
Stockbridge (seat 2/2) Nicholas Linwood
Sudbury (seat 1/2) Thomas Fonnereau
Sudbury (seat 2/2) John Henniker
Suffolk (seat 1/2) Sir Charles Bunbury, Bt
Suffolk (seat 2/2) Rowland Holt Tory
Surrey (seat 1/2) George Onslow
Surrey (seat 2/2) Sir Francis Vincent
Sussex (seat 1/2) Thomas Pelham Whig
Sussex (seat 2/2) John Butler – died
Replaced by Lord George Henry Lennox 1767
Rockingham Whig
Sutherland (seat 1/1) Hon. Alexander Mackay


Tain Burghs (seat 1/1) John Scott
Tamworth (seat 1/2) Hon. Thomas Villiers
Tamworth (seat 2/2) Viscount Villiers – took office
Replaced by Edward Thurlow 1765
Taunton (seat 1/2) The 3rd Baron Carpenter – died
Replaced by Laurence Sulivan 1762
Taunton (seat 2/2) Robert Maxwell
Tavistock (seat 1/2) Richard Rigby
Tavistock (seat 2/2) Richard Neville Neville
Tewkesbury (seat 1/2) Nicolson Calvert
Tewkesbury (seat 2/2) Sir William Codrington Tory
Thetford (seat 1/2) Henry Seymour Conway Rockingham Whig
Thetford (seat 2/2) Hon. Aubrey Beauclerk
Thirsk (seat 1/2) Henry Grenville – took office
Replaced by James Grenville 1765
Thirsk (seat 2/2) Thomas Frankland
Tiverton (seat 1/2) Nathaniel Ryder
Tiverton (seat 2/2) Sir Edward Hussey Montagu – ennobled
Replaced by Charles Gore 1762 – died
Replaced by John Duntze 1768
Totnes (seat 1/2) Browse Trist – resigned
Replaced by Henry Seymour 1763
Totnes (seat 2/2) Richard Savage Lloyd
Tregony (seat 1/2) William Trevanion – died
Replaced by Thomas Pownall 1767
Tregony (seat 2/2) Abraham Hume
Truro (seat 1/2) Edward Boscawen John Boscawen – died
Replaced by Edward Hugh Boscawen 1767
Truro (seat 2/2) Lt General the Hon. George Boscawen Tory


Wallingford (seat 1/2) John Hervey – died
Replaced by Sir George Pigot 1765
Wallingford (seat 2/2) Sir John Gibbons, Bt
Wareham (seat 1/2) Thomas Erle Drax
Wareham (seat 2/2) John Pitt
Warwick (seat 1/2) Viscount Dungarvan – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by Paul Methuen 1762
Warwick (seat 2/2) Henry Archer
Warwickshire (seat 1/2) Sir Charles Mordaunt
Warwickshire (seat 2/2) William Craven – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by William Throckmorton Bromley 1765
Wells (seat 1/2) The Lord Digby – ennobled
Replaced by double return Robert Child/Peter Taylor 1765
Replaced by Robert Child 1765
Wells (seat 2/2) Clement Tudway
Wendover (seat 1/2) Richard Chandler-Cavendish
Wendover (seat 2/2) Verney Lovett – resigned
Replaced by Edmund Burke 1765
Wenlock (seat 1/2) Cecil Forester
Wenlock (seat 2/2) Brooke Forester
Weobley (seat 1/2) Marquess of Titchfield – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by William Lynch 1762
Weobley (seat 2/2) Henry Frederick Thynne
Westbury (seat 1/2) Chauncy Townsend
Westbury (seat 2/2) Peregrine Bertie
West Looe (seat 1/2) William Trelawny – took office
Replaced by James Townsend 1767
West Looe (seat 2/2) Francis Buller died
Replaced by John Sargent 1765
Westminster (seat 1/2) Edward Cornwallis – took office
Replaced by Edwin Sandys 1762
Westminster (seat 2/2) Viscount Pulteney – died
Replaced by Lord Warkworth 1763
Westmorland (seat 1/2) Sir James Lowther – resigned to contest Cumberland
Replaced by Robert Lowther 1763 – resigned
Replaced by John Robinson 1764
Westmorland (seat 2/2) John Upton
Weymouth and Melcombe Regis (seat 1/4) Sir Francis Dashwood – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by Charles Walcott 1763
Weymouth and Melcombe Regis (seat 2/4) The Lord Waltham – died
Replaced by Richard Jackson 1762
Weymouth and Melcombe Regis (seat 3/4) Richard Glover
Weymouth and Melcombe Regis (seat 4/4) John Tucker
Whitchurch (seat 1/2) George Jennings
Whitchurch (seat 2/2) Thomas Townshend
Wigan (seat 1/2) Fletcher Norton
Wigan (seat 2/2) Simon Luttrell
Wigtown Burghs (seat 1/1) Archibald Montgomerie – sat for Ayrshire
Replaced by Keith Stewart 1762
Replaced by
Wigtownshire (seat 1/1) John Hamilton – resigned to contest Wigtown Burghs
Replaced by James Murray 1762
Wilton (seat 1/2) Robert Herbert
Wilton (seat 2/2) Nicholas Herbert
Wiltshire (seat 1/2) Sir Robert Long, Bt – died
Replaced by Thomas Goddard 1767
Wiltshire (seat 2/2) Edward Popham
Winchelsea (seat 1/2) The Earl of Thomond – took office
Replaced by Thomas Sewell 1761
Winchelsea (seat 2/2) Thomas Orby Hunter
Winchester (seat 1/2) Henry Penton
Winchester (seat 2/2) Lord Harry Powlett – succeeded to peerage
Replaced by George Paulet 1765
Windsor see New Windsor ...
Woodstock see New Woodstock ...
Wootton Bassett (seat 1/2) Major the Hon. Henry St John
Wootton Bassett (seat 2/2) Thomas Estcourt Cresswell
Worcester (seat 1/2) John Walsh
Worcester (seat 2/2) Henry Crabb-Boulton
Worcestershire (seat 1/2) John Ward
Worcestershire (seat 2/2) William Dowdeswell
Wycombe see Chipping Wycombe ...


Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) (seat 1/2) Thomas Holmes – died
Replaced by John Eames 1765
Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) (seat 2/2) Henry Holmes – died
Replaced by Jeremiah Dyson 1762
Yarmouth (Norfolk) see Great Yarmouth ...
York (seat 1/2) Sir George Armytage
York (seat 2/2) Robert Fox-Lane Tory
Yorkshire (seat 1/2) Edwin Lascelles Tory
Yorkshire (seat 2/2) Sir George Savile


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Constituencies 1754–1790". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  • The House of Commons 1754–1790, by Sir Lewis Namier and John Brooke (HMSO 1964)

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