Ralph Benson

1773 - 1845


'Reputed' son of Moses Benson (q.v.) who left him £10,000 and his real estate in Shropshire and Liverpool, where Ralph Benson was himself a merchant for a period. MP for Stafford 1812-1818 and 1826-1830.


https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1790-1820/member/benson-ralph-1773-1845, which describes his father as 'a well-to-do West India merchant of Lancashire yeoman stock.'

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Legacies Summary

Political (1)

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Stafford Staffordshire
1812 - 1818
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Stafford Staffordshire
1826 - 1830

Relationships (2)

Son → Father
Other relatives
Notes →
Described in the History of Parliament entry for Ralph Benson as brothers-in-law. LBS has not yet traced this relationship...

Addresses (1)

Lutwyche Hall, Wenlock, Shropshire, South-west England, England