LASCELLES, Edwin (1713-95), of Harewood, nr. Leeds, Yorks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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8 Dec. 1744 - 1754
1754 - 1761
1761 - 1780
9 Dec. 1780 - 1790

Family and Education

bap. 5 Feb. 1713, 1st s. of Henry Lascelles by his 1st w. and bro. of Daniel Lascelles. educ. Trinity, Camb. 1732; I. Temple 1731. m. (1) 5 Jan. 1747, Elizabeth (d. 31 Aug. 1764), da. and h. of Sir Darcy Dawes, 4th Bt., of Lyons, Essex, s.p.; (2) 31 Mar. 1770, Jane, da. of William Coleman of Garney, Devon, wid. of Sir John Fleming, 1st Bt., of Brompton Park, Mdx., s.p. suc. fa. 1753; cr. Baron Harewood 9 July 1790.

Offices Held


Edwin Lascelles, who took no part in the family business, was returned for Scarborough on his own interest. He voted for the Hanoverians in 1746 and was classed as a government supporter in the next Parliament. He died 25 Jan. 1795.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick