WILSON, Edward (?1719-64), of Dallam Tower, Westmld.

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

Family and Education

b. ?1719, 1st s. of Daniel Wilson. educ. Queen’s, Oxf. 27 June 1738, aged 18. m. 19 June 1746, Dorothy, da. and coh. of Sir William Fleming, 1st Bt., of Rydal Hall, Westmld., 4s. 7da. suc. fa. 1754.

Offices Held


Returned unopposed for Westmorland, Edward Wilson, like his father, was classed as a government supporter. He did not stand in 1754, but stood unsuccessfully in 1761 ‘to support the independency of the county’.1 He died in 1764.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick


  • 1. B. Bonsall, Cumb, and Westmld. Elections, 55-56.