Document ReferencePl C 52/52
TitleLetter from [W.H.C. Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck] Marquess of Titchfield [later 4th Duke of Portland], Welbeck, Nottinghamshire to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 19 Sept. 1801
Date19 September 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas received a letter from John Lumley asking Titchfield to write to the Duke of Devonshire to apply for the living of Reddington near Nottingham for Rev. Mr Cocker, curate of Hathern near Loughborough; Lumley speaks highly of Cocker and reports that the Bishop of Lincoln also has a high opinion of him; Titchfield told Lumley that he could not trouble the Duke of Devonshire with this request but would ask the Duke of Portland; adds that he read last night that the duke [of Portland] had a fall at Brownsea; hopes it has had no unpleasant consequences.
Termappointments, ecclesiastical

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA41353Cocker; - (fl 1801); Rev.; curate of Hathern Leicestershirefl 1801
NA41354Lumley; John (fl 1801); Mrfl 1801
NA11894Cavendish; William (1748-1811); 5th Duke of Devonshire; succ. 1764; styled Marquess of Hartington until 17641748-1811
NA55999Tomline; George Pretyman- (1750-1827); Sir; Bishop of Lincoln 1787-1820; Bishop of Winchester 1820-1827; tutor to Pitt the Younger; established claim to Nova Scotia baronetcy 18231750-1827
NA1045Bentinck; William H. Cavendish-Scott- (1768-1854); 4th Duke of Portland; styled Marquess of Titchfield 1768-18091768-1854
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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