DICKINS, Francis (1750-1833), of Wollaston, Northants. and Branches Park, Suff.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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29 May 1788 - 1790
1790 - 1806

Family and Education

b. 1750, o.s. of Ambrose Dickins, barrister, by Mary, da. of Sir William Abdy, 4th Bt., sis. of Sir Anthony Thomas Abdy, 5th Bt.  educ. Westminster; Trinity Hall, Camb. 1767. m. 21 Apr. 1778, Diana, da. of Lord George Manners Sutton, 2s.

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Dickins first attempted to enter Parliament in 1784, when he contested Sudbury, but retired during the poll. Returned for Cambridge as a member of the Rutland group, he voted with Pitt on the Regency. There is no record of his having spoken in his first Parliament.

He died 23 Dec. 1833.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Sir Lewis Namier