BOLD, Peter (d.1762), of Bold Hall, Prescot, Lancs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1727 - 1734
4 May 1736 - 1741
23 Jan. 1750 - 1761

Family and Education

s. of Richard Bold, M.P., by Elizabeth, da. of Thomas Norton of Barkisland, Yorks. educ. B.N.C. Oxf. 2 Feb. 1722. m. Anna Maria, da. and coh. of Godfrey Wentworth of Woolley Park, Yorks., wid. of Rev. Edward Sylvester of Barthwaite, 6da. suc. fa. 1704.

Offices Held


Bold came of an old Lancashire family, and his father and grand-father had both represented the county. He was a Tory, and was returned unopposed for Lancashire in 1754. He did not stand again in 1761, and died 12 Sept. 1762.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke