William Calvert (MP)

Sir William Calvert (c. 1703 – 3 May 1761)[1][2] was a British politician.

Educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, he was a Member of Parliament (MP) for the City of London in 1742–1754, Lord Mayor of London in 1748–1749, and an MP for Old Sarum in 1755–1761.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "O"
  2. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "L" (part 3)
  3. ^ R. Sedgwick, ed. (1970). "CALVERT, William (?1703-61), of St. Katherine's, Tower Hill, London, and Mount Mascal, nr. Bexley, Kent". The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754. Retrieved 15 May 2014.
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Robert Godschall
Daniel Lambert
George Heathcote
Sir John Barnard
Member of Parliament for the City of London
1742–1754
With: Sir John Barnard to 1761
Daniel Lambert to 1747
George Heathcote to 1747
Slingsby Bethell from 1747
Stephen Theodore Janssen from 1747
Succeeded by
Sir John Barnard
Slingsby Bethell
Sir Robert Ladbroke
William Beckford
Preceded by
Thomas Pitt of Boconnoc
Viscount Pulteney
Member of Parliament for Old Sarum
1755–1761
With: Viscount Pulteney
Succeeded by
Thomas Pitt of Boconnoc
Howell Gwynne
Civic offices
Preceded by
Sir Robert Ladbroke
Lord Mayor of London
1748–1749
Succeeded by
Sir Samuel Pennant