DASHWOOD KING, John (1716-93), of Halton, Bucks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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20 Jan. 1753 - 1761

Family and Education

b. 4 Aug. 1716, 2nd surv. s. of Sir Francis Dashwood, 1st Bt., M.P., of West Wycombe by his 3rd w. Mary, da. of Major King; half-bro. of Sir Francis Dashwood, 2nd Bt.. educ. poss. Eton 1725-8; Queen’s, Oxf. 1733; L. Inn 1732. m. 1761, Sarah, da. of Edmund Moore of Sayes House, Chertsey, Surr., 5s. 3da. suc. mother 1742 and took add. name of King; and half-bro. as 3rd Bt. 11 Dec. 1781.

Offices Held


Dashwood King was successful at Bishop’s Castle in 1753 on the interest of his brother-in-law, John Walcot. He was listed as a Tory in 1754.

He died 6 Dec. 1793.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick