HARVEY, John (c.1667-1721), of Ickwell Bury, Beds.
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Family and Education
b. c.1667, 1st s. of John Harvey of Finningley, Notts. and Ickwell Bury by Mary, wid. of John Vassall of Hoxton, London, merchant. educ. I. Temple, 1682; St. Catherine’s, Camb. 1682; Grand Tour 1688-9.1 m. (lic. 12 May 1696) Sarah, 4th da. of Sir John Robinson, 1st Bt., M.P., of Nuneham Courtnay, Oxon. and Farmingwoods, Northants., ld. mayor of London 1662-3, wid. of John Gore of Gilston, Herts.,2 5s. 5da. suc. fa. 1692.
Sheriff, Beds. 1711-12.
John Harvey was re-elected for the county as a Tory in 1715 but was unseated on petition. His name was sent to the Pretender in 1721 as a probable supporter in the event of a rising.3 He died 17 Nov. 1721.