CURTIS, John (?1751-1813), of Berkeley Street, Berkeley Square, Mdx.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986
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31 Aug. 1782 - 1784
7 Mar. 1791 - Jan. 1794

Family and Education

b. ?1751, s. of John Curtis, merchant, of Bristol, Glos. and Butcombe, Som. m. (1) ?s.p.; (2) 13 July 1810, Susanna Lowe, wid., s.p.

Offices Held


Curtis, a supporter of Pitt’s administration, was defeated at Saltash in 1784, and at Steyning, where he stood on the interest of and with Sir John Honywood*, in 1790. They were seated on petition. He had made no mark in the House when he vacated his seat, probably to oblige his patron, in 1794. Nor did he seek re-election. He died 30 Nov. 1813, aged 62. His widow married, on 8 Apr. 1826, Frederick Langley.

Gent. Mag. (1813), ii. 627; (1826), i. 364.

Ref Volumes: 1790-1820

Author: M. H. Port