HARVEY, William (1754-79), of Chigwell, Essex

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
Available from Boydell and Brewer



28 Nov. 1775 - 24 Apr. 1779

Family and Education

b. 10 Sept. 1754, 1st s. of William Harvey, and bro. of Eliab Harvey jun.  educ. Trinity, Camb. 1771. unm.

Offices Held


‘Unanimously approved’ at a meeting of the county held while he was abroad,1 Harvey was returned unopposed. His one recorded vote was with Administration on the motion on sending Keppel to sea, 3 Mar. 1779. There is no record of his having spoken in the House.  He died 24 Apr. 1779.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Mary M. Drummond


  • 1. J. Eyre to R. Newdigate, 13 Oct. 1775, Newdigate mss.