NESBITT, Arnold (?1721-79), of West Wickham, Kent and Icklesham, nr. Winchelsea, Suss.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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27 Jan. 1753 - 1754
1754 - 1761
1761 - 1768
15 Jan. 1770 - 1774
1774 - 7 Apr. 1779

Family and Education

b. ?1721, 3rd s. of Thomas Nesbitt of Grangemore, co. Westmeath by Jane, da., and h. of Arnold Crosby of Lismore, co. Cavan. m. 28 Nov. 1758, Susannah, da. of Ralph Thrale, sis. of Henry Thrale, M.P., s.p.; at least 2s. illegit.

Offices Held


Arnold Nesbitt was apprenticed to his uncle, Albert Nesbitt, an eminent London merchant, became his partner, and succeeded to his business, his Winchelsea property and his seat in 1753. He was classed as a government supporter in 1754. He died 7 Apr. 1779.

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Author: Eveline Cruickshanks