File BL/F 23 - Typed extracts from letter books of Crisp Molineux (1730-1792), MP for Castle Rising, 1771-1774, and King's Lynn, 1774-1790, mainly relating to King's Lynn elections.

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Typed extracts from letter books of Crisp Molineux (1730-1792), MP for Castle Rising, 1771-1774, and King's Lynn, 1774-1790, mainly relating to King's Lynn elections.

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  • nd [1768-1773] (Creation)

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(1730-1792)

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Son of Charles Laval Molineux of St Kitts by Margaret, daughter of Colonel Joseph Crisp of St Kitts. Baptized 7 September 1730. Settled in England, 1754, and purchased Garboldisham estate soon after that. He contested a King's Lynn Parliamentary election in 1768, in opposition to Sir John Turner, but was defeated. However, he served as MP for Castle Rising, 1771-4 and King's Lynn, 1774-90. Opposed the abolition of the slave trade. Died St Kitts, 4 December 1792.

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With note by Bradfer-Lawrence, 1956, that the letter books were then in the possession of Molineux's descendant, Mrs Tommy James of 10 Rosscourt Mansions, Palace Street, London SW1.

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Formerly BL Xb/21.

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