CORRANCE, Clement (?1684-1724), of Parham Hall, Suff.
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Family and Education
b. ?1684, 1st s. of John Corrance of Parham Hall by Elizabeth, da. of one Vilet of Oxford. educ. St. John’s Oxf. 11 May 1702, aged 17; I. Temple 1703. m. 20 Oct. 1705, Mary, da. of Sir Robert Davers, 2nd Bt., of Rougham, Suff., 2s. 3da. suc. fa. 1704.
Corrance was descended from a London merchant tailor, whose son bought Parham Hall, some 10 miles from Orford, about 1690. He himself bought the estate of Rougham from his father-in-law. A Tory, he voted against the Government in every recorded division after George I’s accession. His name was sent to the Pretender in 1721 as a probable supporter in the event of a rising.1
He was buried 30 Mar. 1724.
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: Romney R. Sedgwick
- 1. Stuart mss 65/16.