RUSH, John (by 1704-67), of Benhall Lodge, nr. Saxmundham, Suff.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1741 - 1747

Family and Education

b. bef. Mar. 1704,1 1st surv. s. of Samuel Rush, by his 2nd w. unm. suc. fa. 1725; bought Benhall, 1738.2

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John Rush was returned at a contested election for Wallingford in 1741 probably as a Tory. He voted consistently against the Government, did not stand again, and died 12 May 1767.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea


  • 1. PCC 73 Romney.
  • 2. Aldred, Manor of Benhall, 11; Copinget, Suffolk Manors, vi. 76.