FISHER, Francis (1688-1763), of the Grange, Grantham, Lincs.
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Family and Education
bap. 20 Dec. 1688, 4th but 1st surv. s. of Robert Fisher of the Grange by his w. Elizabeth. educ. Ch. Ch. Oxf. 1706. m. Jane, da. and coh. of John Digby of Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts., 3s. 4da. suc. fa. 1712.
Fisher was put up for Grantham in 1722 by Lord Cardigan, the head of the local Tories. He is described as
a gentleman of a small estate and encumbered, hardly qualified in case his debts [were] paid, but [Lord Cardigan] is to bear the expense.
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: Paula Watson
- 1. J. Garner to Heathcote, 18 Mar. 1722, I. Ancaster mss 13/B/2; Newton to W. Archer, 2 July 1727, Monson mss 28B/10/82, Lincs. Archives Office.