GROSVENOR, Richard (1762-1819), of Swell Court, Som.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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4 Sept. 1786 - Apr. 1788
15 Sept. 1794 - 1796
15 Dec. 1802 - 1807
1818 - 8 Feb. 1819

Family and Education

b. 5 Oct. 1762, 1st s. of Thomas Grosvenor.  educ. Westminster 1773; Ch. Ch. Oxf. 1779.  m. 11 Mar. 1788, Sarah Frances, da. and h. of Edward Drax of Charborough, Dorset, and took names of Erle Drax before Grosvenor, 1s. 1da.  suc. fa. 1795.

Offices Held


Grosvenor was returned for a Government seat, which he vacated when his cousin Lord Belgrave came of age. No vote or speech by him is recorded during his first term in Parliament.

He died 8 Feb. 1819.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke