PEACHEY, Sir John, 3rd Bt. (?1720-65), of West Dean, Suss.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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23 Apr. 1744 - 1761

Family and Education

b. ?1720, 1st s. of Sir John Peachey, 2nd Bt., M.P., of West Dean, and bro. of James Peachey.  educ. Westminster June 1729; Ch. Ch. Oxf. 17 Nov. 1737, aged 17.  m. 18 Aug. 1752, Elizabeth, da. and h. of John Meeres Fagg of Glynley, Suss., s.p.  suc. fa. as 3rd Bt. 12 Apr. 1744.

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The Peachey family had considerable interest at Midhurst in the first half of the eighteenth century. Sir John Peachey was a follower of the Prince of Wales who went over to the Pelhams in 1751, and subsequently became an adherent of Newcastle. In 1760 he sold his property at Midhurst, and at the general election of 1761 withdrew from politics.

He died 30 June 1765.

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Author: A. N. Newman