LLOYD, Robert (?1688-1734), of Aston Hall, nr. Oswestry, Salop.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1710 - 1713
1722 - 1722

Family and Education

b. ?1688, 1st s. of Robert Lloyd, M.P., of Aston Hall by Mary, da. of Sir John Bridgeman, 2nd Bt., of Castle Bromwich, Warws. educ. Magdalen, Oxf. 5 Apr. 1707, aged 18; I. Temple 1708. unm. suc. fa. 1709.

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On coming of age Lloyd was returned for the county as a Tory after a contest. Soon after his election he presented the rectory of Selattyn, nr. Oswestry, to Dr. Sacheverell, whose induction was made the occasion of a tumultuous progress through the country. He did not stand again till 1722, when he was again returned after an expensive contest. He died 7 June 1734, leaving his estates crippled by his and his father’s election expenses.1

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: J. B. Lawson


  • 1. Salop Arch. Soc. Trans. (ser. 4), xii. 11.