BERKELEY, Rowland (?1733-1805), of Cotheridge, nr. Worcester

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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31 May - 30 Sept. 1774

Family and Education

b. ?1733, 1st s. of Rowland Berkeley of Cotheridge by Lucy, da. of Anthony Lechmere of Severn End, Worcs. educ. New Coll., Oxf. 29 Oct. 1750, aged 17. m. 28 June 1768, Sarah Carbonnel of Hampstead, s.p. suc. fa. 1759.

Offices Held

Sheriff, Worcs. 1764-5.


Berkeley was returned as a stop-gap on the Foley interest at Droitwich, and sat in Parliament for little more than a fortnight. No vote or speech by him is recorded. He died 1805.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke