OWEN, Francis (1745-74), of Porkington, Salop.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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11 Oct. - 16 Nov. 1774

Family and Education

bap. 24 Feb. 1745, 2nd s. of William Owen of Selattyn, Salop by Mary, da. of Rev. Henry Godolphin, dean of St. Paul’s, sis. and h. of Francis Godolphin.  educ. Eton 1756; Pembroke, Oxf. 1764.  unm.

Offices Held


After a contest Owen was returned for Helston on the Godolphin interest, but was killed, 16 Nov. 1774, before Parliament met, by the fall of a bridge over which he was riding.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke