BROWNE, Francis John (1754-1833), of Frampton, nr. Dorchester, Dorset
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Family and Education
b. 4 Oct. 1754, 2nd but 1st surv. s. of George Browne of Frampton by his w. Mary Kingbury. m. 11 Aug. 1796, Frances, da. of Rev. John Richards of Long Bredy, Dorset, s.p. suc. fa. 1777.
Sheriff, Dorset 1783-4.
Browne was returned for Dorset without a contest, and in William Adam’s list is classed ‘doubtful’. He voted for parliamentary reform, 18 Apr. 1785; against Richmond’s fortifications plan, 27 Feb. 1786, but with Pitt over the Regency. No speech by him before 1790 is recorded.
He died 20 or 29 Mar. 1833.1
Ref Volumes: 1754-1790
Author: - Unknown -
- 1. Hutchins, Dorset, ii. 298; Gent. Mag. 1833, i. 46