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Hanbury, William, 1704-68 (barrister, MP, antiquary)



  • Existence: 1704 - 1768


William Hanbury (1704-68), barrister, MP, antiquary

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Election expenses, Northamptonshire, 1748, 1748

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Hengrave 31
Scope and Contents

William Hanbury owned the Kelmarsh estate, Northamptonshire, and rebuilt the Hall in 1728-32 to a design by James Gibbs. He stood for Parliament as a Whig in 1730, when he was defeated by Sir Justinian Isham by 2171 votes to 2000, and again in 1748, when he lost to Valentine Knightley by 2268 votes to 2082. Bills and receipts for expenses incurred during the 1748 campaign, mostly for entertain-ment of voters in inns and taverns. William Hanbury's bookplate. Pencil price '£5'

Dates: 1748
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