William Mellish (banker)

William Mellish (c. 1764-1838) was an English Tory politician and banker.[1]

He was the third son of William Mellish of Blyth, Nottinghamshire by his second wife Anne Gore.[2]

With his brother John, he owned the business of John and William Mellish & Co. Having served as a director and Deputy Governor, Mellish was made Governor of the Bank of England from 1814 to 1816.

He was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Great Grimsby from 1796 to 1802 and from 1803 to 1806, then as MP for Middlesex from 1806 to 1820.

He never married.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biography of William Mellish (c.1764-1838) - The University of Nottingham". www.nottingham.ac.uk. Nottingham University. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  2. ^ "MELLISH, William (?1764-1838), of Bush Hill, Edmonton, Mdx". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 30 March 2016.

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Dudley Long
John Harrison
Member of Parliament for Great Grimsby
17961800
With: Ayscoghe Boucherett
Succeeded by
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Member of Parliament for Great Grimsby
18011802
With: Ayscoghe Boucherett
Succeeded by
John Henry Loft
Ayscoghe Boucherett
Preceded by
John Henry Loft
Ayscoghe Boucherett
Member of Parliament for Great Grimsby
1803–1806
With: Ayscoghe Boucherett to July 1803
Charles Anderson-Pelham from July 1803
Succeeded by
Charles Anderson-Pelham
George Anderson-Pelham
Preceded by
George Boulton Mainwaring
George Byng
Member of Parliament for Middlesex
18061820
With: George Byng
Succeeded by
Samuel Charles Whitbread
George Byng