INGRAM, Hon. Henry (1691-1761).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1722 - 26 May 1736

Family and Education

b. 30 Apr. 1691, 4th s. of Arthur Ingram, M.P., 3rd Visct. Irwin [S]; bro. of Hon. Arthur and Charles Ingram. educ. Oriel, Oxf. 1708-12. m. bef. June 1737, Anne, da. and coh. of Charles Scarborough of Windsor, Berks., clerk of the Green Cloth, s.p. suc. bro. as 7th Visct. 26 May 1736.

Offices Held

Commissary gen. of stores, Gibraltar 1727-30, Minorca 1735-56; ld. lt. Yorks. E. Riding 1736-d.


Brought in for Horsham on the family interest, Ingram gave all his recorded votes for the Government. On succeeding to the peerage he completed the contract made by his brother Arthur to buy burgages at Horsham from Charles Eversfield, thereby gaining complete control of the borough.1 He died 4 Apr. 1761.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: J. B. Lawson


  • 1. W. Albery, Parl. Hist. Horsham, 74-76.