Document ReferenceNe C 6814
TitleLetter from William Edward Tallents, Newark, Nottinghamshire, to Henry Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire; 12 Feb. 1831
Date Of Creation12 February 1831
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionReports the actions of the Mr Gray, the usurping borough-bailiff of Boroughbridge; advises the duke not to issue a Quo Warranto until the consequences of the Reform Bill are made clear; comments on the fact that the curate of the chapel where the elections have been held for 'time immorial' refuses to let it be held there again; explains that Mr Bird, the curate, married into the Lawson family; reports that the partisans of Mr Wilde will propose him at the Poll.
Termelections, Boroughbridge bailiff 1831, disputed
politics, local, Boroughbridge
disputes, personal, 4th Duke of Newcastle v Lawson family
parliamentary business, bills, Reform Bill

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA13813Bird; - (fl 1831); Mr; curate of Boroughbridge chapel; married into Lawson familyfl 1831
NA13814Gray; - (fl 1831); Mr; pretended borough bailiff of Boroughbridgefl 1831
NA13815Wilde; - (fl 1831); Mr; proposed as borough-bailiff of Boroughbridgefl 1831
NA8307Tallents; William E. (1780-1837); Mr; solicitor and Town Clerk of Newark, Nottinghamshire1780-1837
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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