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Edward Rushworth 36,163,256,260

  • Born: 17 October 1755
  • Marriage: Catherine Holmes on 28 August 1780 in Calbourne, Isle of Wight
  • Died: 15 October 1817 aged 61

bullet  General Notes:

Was a Founders' Kin Scholar of Winchester College. He took Deacon's Orders in the Church, and was afterwards MP for Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, and Recorder of Newport. On his election the unsuccessful candidate, Mr. John Barrington, petitioned the House against the validity of his return on the ground of his being in Holy Orders. A Select Committee was appointed to consider it, and reported that Mr.Rushworth had been 'duly elected to serve in this Parliament.'


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. He was baptised on 2 January 1756 in Kingston Church, Portsea, Hampshire.


Edward married Catherine Holmes, daughter of Reverend Leonard Troughear and Elizabeth Tyrrell, on 28 August 1780 in Calbourne, Isle of Wight. (Catherine Holmes was born in 1765 and died on 9 December 1829 263.)

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