LLOYD, Robert (?1688-1734), of Aston Hall, nr. Oswestry, Salop.
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Family and Education
b. ?1688, 1st s. of Robert Lloyd, M.P., of Aston Hall by Mary, da. of Sir John Bridgeman, 2nd Bt., of Castle Bromwich, Warws. educ. Magdalen, Oxf. 5 Apr. 1707, aged 18; I. Temple 1708. unm. suc. fa. 1709.
On coming of age Lloyd was returned for the county as a Tory after a contest. Soon after his election he presented the rectory of Selattyn, nr. Oswestry, to Dr. Sacheverell, whose induction was made the occasion of a tumultuous progress through the country. He did not stand again till 1722, when he was again returned after an expensive contest. He died 7 June 1734, leaving his estates crippled by his and his father’s election expenses.1
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: J. B. Lawson
- 1. Salop Arch. Soc. Trans. (ser. 4), xii. 11.