LECHMERE, Nicholas (1733-1807), of Hanley Castle, Worcs.

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

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.

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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.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: I. R. Christie