Richard 3rd Lord Onslow

1713 - 1776


Biography

MP for Guildford 1734-1740 and owner of Whitehall estate in St Ann until his death in 1776. Son of Thomas, Lord Onslow (q.v.) and Elizabeth Knight, daughter and heiress of John Knight merchant of Jamaica and niece and heiress of Col. Charles Knight, also of Jamaica. He was succeeded under the terms of his father's will by George, son of Sir Arthur Onslow (q.v. under George Lord Onslow & Cranly).

Sources

http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1715-1754/member/onslow-hon-richard-1713-76 [accessed 14/07/2016]


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Mary Elwill
Children
d.s.p.

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1740 [SY] - 1776 [EY] → Owner

The estate is shown for George Lord Onslow, Richard Lord Onslow's successor, from 1775, although Richard Lord Onslow did not die until 1776.


Legacies Summary

Political (2)

Local Government
 
office →
Lord Lieutenant
1740 - 1776
MP
 
election →
Guildford Surrey
1734 - 1740

Relationships (2)

Son → Father
Son → Mother

Addresses (1)

Clandon Park, Epsom Road, Guildford, Surrey, South-east England, England