GROVE, Grey James (1682-1742), of Pool Hall, Alveley, Salop.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1715 - 1722
1734 - 1741

Family and Education

bap. 10 Nov. 1682, 1st s. of James Grove of Alveley, serjeant-at-law, by Anne, da. of Thomas Grey, M.P., Lord Grey of Groby, sis. of Thomas, 2nd Earl of Stamford. m. Penelope, da. and coh. of Thomas Jermyn, M.P., 2nd Baron Jermyn, 2s. suc. fa. 1734.

Offices Held

Sheriff, Salop 1730-1.


Grove came of an old Shropshire family settled in Alveley by 1562.1 Returned for Bewdley in 1715 on Lord Herbert of Chirbury’s interest, he voted with the Administration except on the peerage bill, on which he abstained. He next stood in 1734, when he successfully contested Bridgnorth on the Whitmore interest, voting for the Spanish convention in 1739 but abstaining on the place bill in 1740. He did not stand in 1741, dying in April 1742.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: J. B. Lawson


  • 1. Salop Arch. Soc. Trans. (ser. 4), iv. pp. x-xi.