CALVERT, John (1726-1804), of Albury, Herts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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25 Feb. 1754 - 1761
1761 - 1780
27 Nov. 1780 - 1784
1784 - 1802

Family and Education

b. 6 May 1726, 1st s. of Felix Calvert, brewer, of Albury by his 2nd cos. Mary, da. of Felix Calvert of Nine Ashes, Herts., and gd.-s. of Felix Calvert. m. 8 Sept. 1757, Elizabeth, da. of Sir Edward Hulse, 1st Bt., of Breamore, Hants, physician to George II, 2s. suc. fa. 1755.

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John Calvert, who inherited a partnership in the family brewery in Whitecross Street, London, was returned as a government supporter for Wendover at a by-election in 1754 on the interest of Lord Verney, whose elder brother’s widow had married Calvert’s maternal uncle. With Lord Verney he was again successful at the general election in that year. He died 22 Feb. 1804.

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Author: R. S. Lea