HUDSON, Harrington (1772-1826), of 22 Wimpole Street, Mdx.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986
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1818 - 1826

Family and Education

b. 11 Apr. 1772, o.s. of John Hudson of Bessingby Hall, Yorks. by Susanna, da. of Sir George Trevelyan, 3rd Bt., of Nettlecombe, Som. educ. Westminster 1783; St. John’s, Camb. 1789. m. 26 Oct. 1795, Lady Anne Townshend, da. of George Townshend, 1st Mq. Townshend, by his 2nd w., 5s.

Offices Held

Ensign E. Yorks. militia 1791, lt. 1793, capt. 1794; capt. Bridlington vol. riflemen 1803.


Hudson was one of the brothers-in-law of the 6th Duke of Leeds returned after a contest at the latter’s borough of Helston in 1818. He voted silently with the government on 18 May and 10 June 1819. They had described him from the start as ‘a certain friend’. He died 30 Nov. 1826.

Add. 40279, f. 62.

Ref Volumes: 1790-1820

Author: R. G. Thorne