JANSSEN, Abraham (c.1699-1765), of Wimbledon, Surr.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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18 May 1720 - 1722

Family and Education

b. c.1699, 1st s. of Sir Theodore Janssen, 1st Bt., and bro. of Stephen Theodore Janssen. unm. suc. fa. as 2nd Bt. 22 Sept. 1748.

Offices Held

Director, E.I. Co. 1725-8.


Abraham Janssen was returned on petition at a by-election for Dorchester after a Tory had defeated him by one vote. In Parliament no vote of his has been recorded and he did not stand again. He died 19 Feb. 1765.

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Author: R. S. Lea