LLOYD, John (?1717-55), of Peterwell, Card.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1747 - 3 June 1755

Family and Education

b. ?1717, 1st surv. s. of Walter Lloyd, M.P., of Peterwell, and bro. of Herbert Lloyd.  educ. Jesus, Oxf. 16 Apr. 1735, aged 17; I. Temple 1735, called 1739.  m. 24 Mar. 1750, Elizabeth, da. of Sir Isaac Leheup, M.P., of Gunthorpe, Norf., s.p.  suc. fa. Feb. 1747.

Offices Held

Attorney-gen. for South Wales Feb. 1747- d.


John Lloyd was a close friend of Thomas Johnes, and belonged to the circle which included Sir Charles Hanbury Williams, Richard Rigby, and Henry Fox. In 1754 he was returned unopposed for Cardiganshire on the Whig interest, by a compromise which left the borough to the Tories.  He died 3 June 1755.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Peter D.G. Thomas