LECHMERE, Nicholas (1733-1807), of Hanley Castle, Worcs.
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Family and Education
b. 18 Dec. 1733, 1st s. of Edmund Lechmere, M.P., of Hanley Castle by his 1st w. Elizabeth, da. of Sir Blunden Charlton, 3rd Bt. educ. Hackney; Trinity, Camb. 1751. m. Susanna, da. of Jesson Case of Powyck, s.p. suc. uncle Sir Francis Charlton, 4th Bt., of Ludford, Herefs. and took name of Charlton 1784.
Lechmere contested Worcester at the by-election of February 1774 as the candidate of the corporation and the Clive-Walsh-Rous interest. He was returned after a contest, and was counted by Government as one of their supporters. He did not stand at the general election in October 1774.
He died 20 Mar. 1807.