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John Nicholas Fazakerley (7 March 1787 – 16 July 1852)[1][2][3][4] was a British Whig[5] politician. He was Member of Parliament for Lincoln (1812–18), Great Grimsby (1818–20), Tavistock (1820), Lincoln again (1826-30) and City of Peterborough (1830–41).

CareerEdit

He was elected at the 1812 general election as a member of parliament (MP) for Lincoln,[6] and held the seat until the 1818 general election,[1] when he was returned for Great Grimsby.[7] He held that seat until the 1820 general election,[2] when was returned for Tavistock,[8] but he resigned his seat two months later, in May 1820,[3] by taking the Chiltern Hundreds.

Fazakerley returned to the Commons after a six-year absence when he was returned at the 1826 general election as MP for Lincoln.[9] He did not contest the seat at the 1830 election, but was returned at a by-election in 1830 as MP for the City of Peterborough.[10] He sat for Peterborough until the 1841 election,[4] when he retired from Parliament.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "L" (part 3)
  2. ^ a b Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "G" (part 2)
  3. ^ a b Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "T" (part 1)
  4. ^ a b Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "P" (part 1)
  5. ^ Stooks Smith, Henry. (1973) [1844–1850]. Craig, F. W. S. (ed.). The Parliaments of England (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. pp. 76, 201, 203–204, 237. ISBN 0-900178-13-2.
  6. ^ "No. 16658". The London Gazette. 13 October 1812. p. 2083.
  7. ^ "No. 17384". The London Gazette. 1 August 1818. p. 1377.
  8. ^ Stooks Smith, page 76
  9. ^ "No. 18259". The London Gazette. 17 June 1826. p. 1480.
  10. ^ "No. 18753". The London Gazette. 3 December 1830. p. 2540.
  11. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 237. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.

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