Lovell Stanhope

1720 - 19th Sep 1783


Baptised 12 December 1720. 4th son of the Rev. Michael Stanhope, canon of St. Paul’s and later of Windsor, (and a distant cousin of Philip, 4th Earl of Chesterfield) and Penelope, daughter of Sir Salathiel Lovell. He never married.

Held various relatively minor government posts; but was also agent for Jamaica 1757-1763.

Judd identified him as a 'West Indian' MP.


Entry by Mary M. Drummond in History of Parliament online; Gerrit P. Judd IV, Members of Parliament 1734-1832 (New Haven, Yale University Press, 1955).

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Tory / West India interest 
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Winchester Hampshire
1774 - 1783

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