LIPPINCOTT, Sir Henry, 1st Bt. (1737-80), of Littleton-upon-Severn, Glos.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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20 Sept. - 30 Dec. 1780

Family and Education

bap. 14 Sept. 1737, o.s. of Henry Lippincott of Sidbury, Devon by Mary, da. of Timothy Peperell of Culmstock, Devon.  m. 10 Sept. 1774, Catherine, da. and h. of Charles Jeffries of Stoke Bishop, nr. Bristol, 1s.  suc. fa. 1745; cr. Bt. 7 Sept. 1778.

Offices Held

Member of Bristol common council 1768- d.; sheriff of Bristol 1768-9, 1770-1, of Glos. 1776-7.


Lippincott was a Bristol tobacco merchant, and a prominent member of the Society of Merchant Venturers. At the general election of 1780, on the death of Richard Combe, he was nominated as a candidate by the ministerial party, and returned after a contest.  He died 30 Dec. 1780.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: I. R. Christie