Henry Dawkins III

1765 - 1852

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Henry Dawkins III, MP for Boroughbridge (1806-1808 and possibly 1820-1826) and Aldborough (1812-1814). Son of Henry Dawkins II 'of Portman Square and Jamaica and then of Over Norton Oxfordshire and Standlynch Wiltshire' (1728-1814) (q.v.), brother of George Hay Dawkins Pennant (q.v.) and James Colyear Dawkins (q.v.). Married Augusta, daughter of General Sir Henry Clinton and Harriet Carter in 1788. Father of Henry Dawkins (1788-1864), who in turn was MP for Boroughbridge 1824-30.

Sources

William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? A biographical dictionary of British wealth-holders Volume One 1809-1839 (London, Social Affairs Unit, 2009) reference 1814/23 for Henry Dawkins II.

We are grateful to William Norton for his help compiling this entry.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Augusta Clinton
Children
Henry Dawkins (1788-1864), Edward Henry Dawkins
Occupation
Politician

Associated Claims (2)

£4,668 16S 5D
Awardee
£4,499 8S 3D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

MP
Tory 
election →
Boroughbridge Yorkshire
1806 - 1808
election →
Aldborough Yorkshire
1812 - 1814

Relationships (5)

Son → Father
Brothers
Brothers
Brothers
Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (2)

Over Norton, Oxfordshire, Central England, England
Encombe Park, Sandgate, Kent, South-east England, England