William Meeke

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William Meeke (3 January 1758 – 15 July 1830) was a Member of Parliament for Callan in the Irish Parliament from 1790 to 1797[1] and for Penryn, Cornwall, in the House of Commons of Great Britain and then of the United Kingdom from 1796 to 1802.[2]

The son of Joseph Easton Meeke of Rotherhithe by his wife Suffina, he was educated at Charterhouse School and Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He was a Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge from 1800 to 1807, when he married Mary Kelly. His sister Elizabeth married the MP Samuel Farmer.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Irish House of Commons 1692-1800". Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page. Retrieved 19 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Constituencies beginning with "P" (part 1)". Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Meeke, William (MK776W)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  4. ^ "Meeke, William (1758–1830), of Beddington, Surr., History of Parliament Online". Retrieved 21 May 2015. 
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir Francis Basset
Richard Glover
Member of Parliament for Penryn
1796–1800
With: Thomas Wallace
Succeeded by
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Member of Parliament for Penryn
1801–1802
With: Thomas Wallace
Succeeded by
Sir Stephen Lushington
Sir John Nicholl