KECK, Anthony (1708-67), of Great Tew, Oxon.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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31 Mar. 1753 - 30 May 1767

Family and Education

b. 1708, 2nd s. of John Tracy of Stanway (gd.-s. of John, 3rd Visct. Tracy) by Anne, da. of Sir Robert Atkyns, M.P., chief baron of the Exchequer; his paternal gd.-mother was Katherine, da. of Sir Anthony Keck, M.P. m. 3 Aug 1736, Lady Susan Hamilton, da. of James, 4th Duke of Hamilton [S], whose 1st w. (not the mother of Lady Susan) was a da. of Robert, 2nd Earl of Sunderland, 2da. suc. to Keck estates in Oxon. 1729 and assumed name of Keck.

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Keck was returned for New Woodstock on the Marlborough interest, throughout his parliamentary career remaining the Duke’s dependant and protégé.

He died 29 May 1767.

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Author: Eveline Cruickshanks