Document ReferenceNe C 4546
TitleLetter from John Parkinson, Leyfields, Nottinghamshire, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Portman Square, London; 20 Jul. 1837
Date Of Creation20 July 1837
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas been doing everything possible to assist Mr Houldsworth and Mr Knight; believes that some of Lord Scarbrough's tenants intend to vote for a Conservative, even though Scarbrough 'hoped' they would vote for Mr Foljambe; reports that all the tenants of the Duke of St Albans will vote for Mr Houldsworth and Mr Knight; says that the duke has left them to vote as they please; fears that Mr Knight cannot succeed; discusses the unpopularity of Mr Vernon; presumes Vernon will be beaten if he becomes a candidate; will send his account book and vouchers that day; thinks that the duke will not approve of Mr Gregory's 'elevations' and that the buildings cannot be 'much amended, for the purposes they are wanted'; says that several acres of turnips in Clumber Park have been destroyed by black caterpillars.
Termelections, candidates
elections, canvass
elections, South Nottinghamshire 1837
agriculture, crops, turnips
estate business, crops
estate business, tenants
agriculture, pests, black caterpillars
elections, North Nottinghamshire 1837

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA11163Houldsworth; Thomas (1772-1852); Mr; M.P. Pontefract 1818-1830, Newton 1830-1832, North Nottinghamshire 1832-18521772-1852
NA9648Knight; Henry Gally (1786-1846); Mr; M.P. Aldborough 1814-1815; Malton 1831-1832; North Nottinghamshire 1835-18461786-1846
NA8506Savile; John Lumley- (1788-1856); 8th Earl of Scarbrough; succ. 1835; M.P. 1826-18351788-1856
NA9841Vernon; Granville V. Harcourt- (1792-1879); Mr; M.P. Aldborough 1815-1820; East Retford 1831-1847; took name of Harcourt before Vernon 18311792-1879
NA11168Gregory; - (fl 1837); Mr; tenant? of 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lynefl 1837
NA11164Foljambe; - (fl 1837-1846); Mr; 'red' electoral candidate for North Notts.fl 1837-1846
NA11143Parkinson; John (fl 1830-1837); Esq.; agent of 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lynefl 1830-1837
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
NA27272Beauclerk; William A. de Vere (1801-1849); 9th Duke of St Albans; styled Earl of Burford 1816-1825; succ. 18251801-1849
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